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Debian: DSA-2467-1: mahara security update

Date 09 May 2012
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Posted By LinuxSecurity Advisories
It was discovered that Mahara, the portfolio, weblog, and resume builder, had an insecure default with regards to SAML-based authentication used with more than one SAML identity provider. Someone with control over one IdP could impersonate users from other IdP's.

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Debian Security Advisory DSA-2467-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
https://www.debian.org/security/                           Thijs Kinkhorst
May 09, 2012                           https://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package        : mahara
Vulnerability  : insecure defaults
Problem type   : remote
Debian-specific: no

It was discovered that Mahara, the portfolio, weblog, and resume builder,
had an insecure default with regards to SAML-based authentication used
with more than one SAML identity provider. Someone with control over one
IdP could impersonate users from other IdP's.

For the stable distribution (squeeze), this problem has been fixed in
version 1.2.6-2+squeeze4.

For the testing distribution (wheezy) and unstable distribution (sid),
this problem has been fixed in version 1.4.2-1.

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: https://www.debian.org/security/

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