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Debian Security Advisory DSA 3183-1 (movabletype-opensource - security update)

Information

Severity

Severity

High

Family

Family

Debian Local Security Checks

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

7.5

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

7 years ago

Modified

Modified

8 months ago

Summary

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Movable Type, a blogging system. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project identifies the following problems: CVE-2013-2184 Unsafe use of Storable::thaw in the handling of comments to blog posts could allow remote attackers to include and execute arbitrary local Perl files or possibly remotely execute arbitrary code. CVE-2014-9057 Netanel Rubin from Check Point Software Technologies discovered a SQL injection vulnerability in the XML-RPC interface allowing remote attackers to execute arbitrary SQL commands. CVE-2015-1592 The Perl Storable::thaw function is not properly used, allowing remote attackers to include and execute arbitrary local Perl files and possibly remotely execute arbitrary code.

Affected Software

Affected Software

movabletype-opensource on Debian Linux

Detection Method

Detection Method

This check tests the installed software version using the apt package manager.

Solution

Solution

For the stable distribution (wheezy), these problems have been fixed in version 5.1.4+dfsg-4+deb7u2. We recommend that you upgrade your movabletype-opensource packages.

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)