Debian Security Advisory DSA 2206-1 (mahara)

Published: 2011-05-12 17:21:50
CVE Author: NIST National Vulnerability Database (NVD)

CVSS Base Vector:

Technical Details:
Two security vulnerabilities have been discovered in Mahara, a fully featured electronic portfolio, weblog, resume builder and social networking system: CVE-2011-0439 A security review commissioned by a Mahara user discovered that Mahara processes unsanitized input which can lead to cross-site scripting (XSS). CVE-2011-0440 Mahara Developers discovered that Mahara doesn't check the session key under certain circumstances which can be exploited as cross-site request forgery (CSRF) and can lead to the deletion of blogs. For the old stable distribution (lenny) these problems have been fixed in version 1.0.4-4+lenny8. For the stable distribution (squeeze) these problems have been fixed in version 1.2.6-2+squeeze1. For the unstable distribution (sid) these problems have been fixed in version 1.2.7.

We recommend that you upgrade your mahara Linux Distribution Package.

The remote host is missing an update to mahara announced via advisory DSA 2206-1.

Detection Type:
Linux Distribution Package

Solution Type:
Vendor Patch

NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology) NVD (National Vulnerability Database)


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