Debian DLA-2446-1 : moin security update

critical Nessus Plugin ID 142845


The remote Debian host is missing a security update.


Two vulnerabilities were discovered in moin, a Python clone of WikiWiki.


Catarina Leite discovered that moin is prone to a stored XSS vulnerability via SVG attachments.


Michael Chapman discovered that moin is prone to a remote code execution vulnerability via the cache action.

For Debian 9 stretch, these problems have been fixed in version 1.9.9-1+deb9u2.

We recommend that you upgrade your moin packages.

For the detailed security status of moin please refer to its security tracker page at:

NOTE: Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the DLA security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.


Upgrade the affected python-moinmoin package.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 142845

File Name: debian_DLA-2446.nasl

Version: 1.5

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 11/12/2020

Updated: 2/8/2024

Supported Sensors: Frictionless Assessment Agent, Nessus Agent, Agentless Assessment, Nessus

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 5.9

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2020-25074


Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 8.8

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:P/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:python-moinmoin, cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:9.0

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Debian/release, Host/Debian/dpkg-l

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 11/10/2020

Vulnerability Publication Date: 11/10/2020

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2020-15275, CVE-2020-25074