Ubuntu 6.06 LTS / 7.10 / 8.04 LTS / 8.10 : moin vulnerabilities (USN-716-1)

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Synopsis :

The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.

Description :

Fernando Quintero discovered than MoinMoin did not properly sanitize
its input when processing login requests, resulting in cross-site
scripting (XSS) vulnerabilities. With cross-site scripting
vulnerabilities, if a user were tricked into viewing server output
during a crafted server request, a remote attacker could exploit this
to modify the contents, or steal confidential data, within the same
domain. This issue affected Ubuntu 7.10 and 8.04 LTS. (CVE-2008-0780)

Fernando Quintero discovered that MoinMoin did not properly sanitize
its input when attaching files, resulting in cross-site scripting
vulnerabilities. This issue affected Ubuntu 6.06 LTS, 7.10 and 8.04
LTS. (CVE-2008-0781)

It was discovered that MoinMoin did not properly sanitize its input
when processing user forms. A remote attacker could submit crafted
cookie values and overwrite arbitrary files via directory traversal.
This issue affected Ubuntu 6.06 LTS, 7.10 and 8.04 LTS.
(CVE-2008-0782)

It was discovered that MoinMoin did not properly sanitize its input
when editing pages, resulting in cross-site scripting vulnerabilities.
This issue only affected Ubuntu 6.06 LTS and 7.10. (CVE-2008-1098)

It was discovered that MoinMoin did not properly enforce access
controls, which could allow a remoter attacker to view private pages.
This issue only affected Ubuntu 6.06 LTS and 7.10. (CVE-2008-1099)

It was discovered that MoinMoin did not properly sanitize its input
when attaching files and using the rename parameter, resulting in
cross-site scripting vulnerabilities. (CVE-2009-0260)

It was discovered that MoinMoin did not properly sanitize its input
when displaying error messages after processing spam, resulting in
cross-site scripting vulnerabilities. (CVE-2009-0312).

Solution :

Update the affected moinmoin-common, python-moinmoin and / or
python2.4-moinmoin packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 38011 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2008-0780
CVE-2008-0781
CVE-2008-0782
CVE-2008-1098
CVE-2008-1099
CVE-2009-0260
CVE-2009-0312