GLSA-200805-09 : MoinMoin: Privilege escalation
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 32300
SynopsisThe remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.
DescriptionThe remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200805-09 (MoinMoin: Privilege escalation)
It has been reported that the user form processing in the file userform.py does not properly manage users when using Access Control Lists or a non-empty superusers list.
A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to gain superuser privileges on the application.
There is no known workaround at this time.
SolutionAll MoinMoin users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=www-apps/moinmoin-1.6.3'