Debian Security Advisory
DSA-2334-1 mahara -- several vulnerabilities
- Date Reported:
- 04 Nov 2011
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2011-2771, CVE-2011-2772, CVE-2011-2773.
- More information:
Several vulnerabilities were discovered in Mahara, an electronic portfolio, weblog, and resume builder:
Teemu Vesala discovered that missing input sanitising of RSS feeds could lead to cross-site scripting.
Richard Mansfield discovered that insufficient upload restrictions allowed denial of service.
Richard Mansfield discovered 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.