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Debian: Security update for Mahara

Emanuel Bronshtein discovered that Mahara, an electronic portfolio, weblog, and resume builder, contains multiple cross-site scripting vulnerabilities due to missing sanitization and insufficient encoding of user-supplied data. Updated packages are available from security.debian.org.

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Debian Security Advisory DSA-2540-1                   security@debian.org
http://www.debian.org/security/                          Raphael Geissert
September 07, 2012                     http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package        : mahara
Vulnerability  : cross-site scripting
Problem type   : remote
Debian-specific: no
CVE ID         : CVE-2012-2237

Emanuel Bronshtein discovered that Mahara, an electronic portfolio,
weblog, and resume builder, contains multiple cross-site scripting
vulnerabilities due to missing sanitization and insufficient encoding
of user-supplied data.

For the stable distribution (squeeze), these problems have been fixed in
version 1.2.6-2+squeeze5.

For the testing distribution (wheezy), these problems will be fixed soon.

For the unstable distribution (sid), these problems have been fixed in
version 1.5.1-2.

We recommend that you upgrade your mahara packages.

Further information about Debian Security Advisories, how to apply
these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be
found at: http://www.debian.org/security/

Mailing list: debian-security-announce@lists.debian.org
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