Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3563-1
8th February, 2018
A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its
- Ubuntu 17.10
- Ubuntu 16.04 LTS
- Ubuntu 14.04 LTS
Mailman could be made to run arbitrary code.
– Powerful, web-based mailing list manager
It was discovered that Mailman incorrectly handled certain web scripts.
An attacker could possibly use this to inject arbitrary code.
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
- Ubuntu 17.10:
- Ubuntu 16.04 LTS:
- Ubuntu 14.04 LTS:
To update your system, please follow these instructions:
In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.