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Debian: DSA-2421-1: moodle security update

Date 29 Feb 2012
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Posted By LinuxSecurity Advisories
Several security issues have been fixed in Moodle, a course management system for online learning: CVE-2011-4308 / CVE-2012-0792
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Debian Security Advisory DSA-2421-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
https://www.debian.org/security/                        Moritz Muehlenhoff
February 29, 2012                      https://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package        : moodle
Vulnerability  : several
Problem type   : remote
Debian-specific: no
CVE ID         : CVE-2011-4308 CVE-2011-4584 CVE-2011-4585 CVE-2011-4586 
                 CVE-2011-4587 CVE-2011-4588 CVE-2012-0792 CVE-2012-0793 
                 CVE-2012-0794 CVE-2012-0795 CVE-2012-0796

Several security issues have been fixed in Moodle, a course management 
system for online learning:

CVE-2011-4308 / CVE-2012-0792

   Rossiani Wijaya discovered an information leak in 
   mod/forum/user.php

CVE-2011-4584

   MNET authentication didn't prevent a user using "Login As" from 
   jumping to a remove MNET SSO.

CVE-2011-4585

   Darragh Enright discovered that the change password form was send in 
   over plain HTTP even if httpslogin was set to "true".

CVE-2011-4586

   David Michael Evans and German Sanchez Gances discovered CRLF 
   injection/HTTP response splitting vulnerabilities in the Calendar 
   module.

CVE-2011-4587

   Stephen Mc Guiness discovered empty passwords could be entered in 
   some circumstances.

CVE-2011-4588

   Patrick McNeill that IP address restrictions could be bypassed in 
   MNET.

CVE-2012-0796

   Simon Coggins discovered that additional information could be 
   injected into mail headers.

CVE-2012-0795

   John Ehringer discovered that email adresses were insufficiently
   validated.

CVE-2012-0794

   Rajesh Taneja discovered that cookie encryption used a fixed key.

CVE-2012-0793

   Eloy Lafuente discovered that profile images were insufficiently
   protected. A new configuration option "forceloginforprofileimages"
   was introduced for that.

For the stable distribution (squeeze), this problem has been fixed in
version 1.9.9.dfsg2-2.1+squeeze3.

For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in
version 1.9.9.dfsg2-5.

We recommend that you upgrade your moodle packages.

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

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