2012-001 Security breaches in archives management
Possibility to bypass the authorization mechanisms in the archive management page.
2. Systems Affected
All Sympa branches are affected.
In branch 6.0, all versions prior to 6.0.7
In branch 6.1, all versions prior to 6.1.11
Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Sympa archive management that allow to skip the scenario-based authorization mechanisms.
This breach allows to:
display the archives management page ('arc_manage');
download the list's archives;
delete the list's archives.
Users who can't upgrade to the latest versions have the following workaround solution: preventing, through web server configuration, to access the archive management,
Older versions are no longer maintained. Users of this version should upgrade to 6.1.11 or 6.0.7 to prevent potential attacks.
5 - Links
Sympa 6.0.7 and 6.1.11 released https://listes.renater.fr/sympa/arc/sympa-announce/2012-05/msg00001.html
Sympa 6.1.11 released https://www.sympa.org/#sympa_6111_released