Ubuntu 8.10 / 9.04 : moin vulnerability (USN-774-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2009-2013 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2009-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote Ubuntu host is missing a security-related patch.

Description :

It was discovered that MoinMoin did not properly sanitize its input
when attaching files, 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.

Solution :

Update the affected python-moinmoin package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.3

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 38741 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2009-1482