Gentoo: 201309-14 MoinMoin: Multiple vulnerabilities
Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Gentoo Multiple vulnerabilities have been reported in MoinMoin, the worst of which may allow execution of arbitrary code.
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Gentoo Linux Security Advisory                           GLSA 201309-14
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                                            http://security.gentoo.org/
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 Severity: High
    Title: MoinMoin: Multiple vulnerabilities
     Date: September 24, 2013
     Bugs: #449314
       ID: 201309-14

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Synopsis
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Multiple vulnerabilities have been reported in MoinMoin, the worst of
which may allow execution of arbitrary code.

Background
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MoinMoin is a Python WikiEngine.

Affected packages
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     Package              /     Vulnerable     /            Unaffected
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  1  www-apps/moinmoin            < 1.9.6                    >= 1.9.6

Description
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Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in MoinMoin. Please
review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.

Impact
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A remote attacker may be able to execute arbitrary code with the
privileges of the process, overwrite arbitrary files, or conduct
Cross-Site Scripting (XSS) attacks.

Workaround
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There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution
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All MoinMoin users should upgrade to the latest version:

  # emerge --sync
  # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=www-apps/moinmoin-1.9.6"

References
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[ 1 ] CVE-2012-6080
      http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2012-6080
[ 2 ] CVE-2012-6081
      http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2012-6081
[ 3 ] CVE-2012-6082
      http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2012-6082
[ 4 ] CVE-2012-6495
      http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2012-6495

Availability
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This GLSA and any updates to it are available for viewing at
the Gentoo Security Website:

 http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-201309-14.xml

Concerns?
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Security is a primary focus of Gentoo Linux and ensuring the
confidentiality and security of our users' machines is of utmost
importance to us. Any security concerns should be addressed to
security@gentoo.org or alternatively, you may file a bug at
https://bugs.gentoo.org.

License

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belongs to its owner(s).

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