Debian: DSA-2334-1: mahara security update

    Date04 Nov 2011
    CategoryDebian
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    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    Several vulnerabilities were discovered in Mahara, an electronic portfolio, weblog, and resume builder: CVE-2011-2771
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA-2334-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    	
    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/
    
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