Debian: DSA-2540-1: mahara security update

    Date 07 Sep 2012
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    Posted By LinuxSecurity Advisories
    Emanuel Bronshtein discovered that Mahara, an electronic portfolio, weblog, and resume builder, contains multiple cross-site scripting vulnerabilities due to missing sanitization and insufficient encoding of user-supplied data.
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA-2540-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    https://www.debian.org/security/                          Raphael Geissert
    September 07, 2012                     https://www.debian.org/security/faq
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    Package        : mahara
    Vulnerability  : cross-site scripting
    Problem type   : remote
    Debian-specific: no
    CVE ID         : CVE-2012-2237
    
    Emanuel Bronshtein discovered that Mahara, an electronic portfolio,
    weblog, and resume builder, contains multiple cross-site scripting
    vulnerabilities due to missing sanitization and insufficient encoding
    of user-supplied data.
    
    For the stable distribution (squeeze), these problems have been fixed in
    version 1.2.6-2+squeeze5.
    
    For the testing distribution (wheezy), these problems will be fixed soon.
    
    For the unstable distribution (sid), these problems have been fixed in
    version 1.5.1-2.
    
    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
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