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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2021-42097

GNU Mailman before 2.1.35 may allow remote Privilege Escalation. A csrf_token value is not specific to a single user account. An attacker can obtain a value within the context of an unprivileged user account, and then use that value in a CSRF attack against an admin (e.g., for account takeover).
Publish Date : 2021-10-21 Last Update Date : 2021-11-05
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
8.5
Confidentiality Impact Complete (There is total information disclosure, resulting in all system files being revealed.)
Integrity Impact Complete (There is a total compromise of system integrity. There is a complete loss of system protection, resulting in the entire system being compromised.)
Availability Impact Complete (There is a total shutdown of the affected resource. The attacker can render the resource completely unavailable.)
Access Complexity Medium (The access conditions are somewhat specialized. Some preconditions must be satistified to exploit)
Authentication ???
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Gain privilegesCSRF
CWE ID 352

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
RHSA-2021:4826: mailman:2.1 security update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20214826 unix
RHSA-2021:4913: mailman security update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20214913 unix
OVAL (Open Vulnerability and Assessment Language) definitions define exactly what should be done to verify a vulnerability or a missing patch. Check out the OVAL definitions if you want to learn what you should do to verify a vulnerability.

- Products Affected By CVE-2021-42097

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Debian Debian Linux 10.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application GNU Mailman * * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Debian Debian Linux 1
GNU Mailman 1

- References For CVE-2021-42097

https://mail.python.org/archives/list/mailman-announce@python.org/thread/IKCO6JU755AP5G5TKMBJL6IEZQTTNPDQ/ CONFIRM
https://www.debian.org/security/2021/dsa-4991
DEBIAN DSA-4991
https://bugs.launchpad.net/mailman/+bug/1947640 CONFIRM
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2021/10/21/4
MLIST [oss-security] 20211021 Mailman 2.1.35 security release

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2021-42097

There are not any metasploit modules related to this CVE entry (Please visit www.metasploit.com for more information)


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