FreeBSD : mahara -- sql injection vulnerability (5053420c-4935-11df-83fb-0015587e2cc1)

High Nessus Plugin ID 45561


The remote FreeBSD host is missing a security-related update.


The Debian security team reports :

It was discovered that mahara, an electronic portfolio, weblog, and resume builder is not properly escaping input when generating a unique username based on a remote user name from a single sign-on application. An attacker can use this to compromise the mahara database via crafted user names.


Update the affected package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 45561

File Name: freebsd_pkg_5053420c493511df83fb0015587e2cc1.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.8 $

Type: local

Published: 2010/04/19

Modified: 2013/06/21

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 6.2

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:ND

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:mahara, cpe:/o:freebsd:freebsd

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/FreeBSD/release, Host/FreeBSD/pkg_info

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2010/04/18

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2010/04/06

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2010-0400

BID: 39253

DSA: 2030