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Debian Security Advisory DSA 3227-1 (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

John Lightsey discovered a format string injection vulnerability in the localisation of templates in Movable Type, a blogging system. An unauthenticated remote attacker could take advantage of this flaw to execute arbitrary code as the web server user.

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), this problem has been fixed in version 5.1.4+dfsg-4+deb7u3. We recommend that you upgrade your movabletype-opensource packages.

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)