Mahara security update for Debian
Posted on: 11/05/2011 08:47 AM

A mahara security update has been released for Debian GNU/Linux

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Debian Security Advisory DSA-2334-1 Moritz Muehlenhoff
November 04, 2011
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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.

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