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[SECURITY] [DSA 2334-1] mahara security update

From: Moritz Muehlenhoff <jmm_at_nospam>
Date: Fri Nov 04 2011 - 17:51:14 GMT
To: debian-security-announce@lists.debian.org

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Debian Security Advisory DSA-2334-1 security@debian.org
http://www.debian.org/security/ Moritz Muehlenhoff
November 04, 2011 http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package : mahara
Vulnerability : several
Problem type : remote
Debian-specific: no
CVE ID : CVE-2011-2771 CVE-2011-2772 CVE-2011-2773

Several vulnerabilities were discovered in Mahara, an electronic
portfolio, weblog, and resume builder:

CVE-2011-2771

   Teemu Vesala discovered that missing input sanitising of RSS
   feeds could lead to cross-site scripting.

CVE-2011-2772
    
   Richard Mansfield discovered that insufficient upload restrictions
   allowed denial of service.

CVE-2011-2773

   Richard Mansfield that the management of institutions was prone to
   cross-site request forgery.

(no CVE ID available yet)

   Andrew Nichols discovered a privilege escalation vulnerability
   in MNet handling.

For the oldstable distribution (lenny), this problem has been fixed in
version 1.0.4-4+lenny11.

For the stable distribution (squeeze), this problem has been fixed in
version 1.2.6-2+squeeze3.

For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in
version 1.4.1-1.

We recommend that you upgrade your mahara packages.

Further information about Debian Security Advisories, how to apply
these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be
found at: http://www.debian.org/security/

Mailing list: debian-security-announce@lists.debian.org
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