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[SECURITY] [DSA 2334-1] mahara security update
From: Moritz Muehlenhoff <jmm () debian org>
Date: Fri, 4 Nov 2011 18:51:14 +0100

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Debian Security Advisory DSA-2334-1                   security () debian org
http://www.debian.org/security/                        Moritz Muehlenhoff
November 04, 2011                      http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package        : mahara
Vulnerability  : several
Problem type   : remote
Debian-specific: no
CVE ID         : CVE-2011-2771 CVE-2011-2772 CVE-2011-2773 

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 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.

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

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