[Mailman-Users] any info on this reported exploit?

Brad Knowles brad at stop.mail-abuse.org
Thu Jan 26 21:07:49 CET 2006

At 1:05 PM -0500 2006-01-26, Diana Orrick wrote:

>  http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/16248/discuss
>  GNU Mailman Large Date Data Denial Of Service Vulnerability
>  GNU Mailman is prone to a denial of service attack. This issue affects the
>  email date parsing functionality of Mailman.
>  The vulnerability could be triggered by mailing list posts and will impact
>  the availability of mailing lists hosted by the application.

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