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The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related
The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200803-27
(MoinMoin: Multiple vulnerabilities)
Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered:
A vulnerability exists in the file wikimacro.py because the
_macro_Getval function does not properly enforce ACLs
A directory traversal vulnerability exists in the userform action
A Cross-Site Scripting vulnerability exists in the login action
Multiple Cross-Site Scripting vulnerabilities exist in the file
action/AttachFile.py when using the message, pagename, and target
Multiple Cross-Site Scripting vulnerabilities exist in
formatter/text_gedit.py (aka the gui editor formatter) which can be
exploited via a page name or destination page name, which trigger an
injection in the file PageEditor.py (CVE-2008-1098).
These vulnerabilities can be exploited to allow remote attackers to
inject arbitrary web script or HTML, overwrite arbitrary files, or read
There is no known workaround at this time.
See also :
All MoinMoin users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=www-apps/moinmoin-1.6.1'
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.3
Public Exploit Available : true
Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 31614 (gentoo_GLSA-200803-27.nasl)
Bugtraq ID: 28177
CVE ID: CVE-2008-0780CVE-2008-0781CVE-2008-0782CVE-2008-1098CVE-2008-1099
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