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Alpine Linux: CVE-2012-4404: Vulnerability in moin < 1.9.4 allow privilege escalation

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Alpine Linux: CVE-2012-4404: Vulnerability in moin < 1.9.4 allow privilege escalation

Severity
6
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:S/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
09/10/2012
Created
07/25/2018
Added
08/30/2017
Modified
09/22/2017

Description

security/__init__.py in MoinMoin 1.9 through 1.9.4 does not properly handle group names that contain virtual group names such as "All," "Known," or "Trusted," which allows remote authenticated users with virtual group membership to be treated as a member of the group.

Solution(s)

  • alpine-linux-upgrade-moinmoin

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