Debian Security Advisory
DSA-2540-1 mahara -- cross-site scripting
- Date Reported:
- 07 Sep 2012
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2012-2237.
- More information:
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.