blob: 922025f974e3aedf9e7a9e123c2ff7e2e94e42ac [file] [log] [blame]
<?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?>
<glsa id="200407-09">
<title>MoinMoin: Group ACL bypass</title>
MoinMoin contains a bug allowing a user to bypass group ACLs (Access
Control Lists).
<product type="ebuild">MoinMoin</product>
<announced>July 11, 2004</announced>
<revised>May 22, 2006: 02</revised>
<package name="www-apps/moinmoin" auto="yes" arch="*">
<unaffected range="ge">1.2.2</unaffected>
<vulnerable range="le">1.2.1</vulnerable>
MoinMoin is a Python clone of WikiWiki, based on PikiPiki.
MoinMoin contains a bug in the code handling administrative group ACLs.
A user created with the same name as an administrative group gains the
privileges of the administrative group.
<impact type="normal">
If an administrative group called AdminGroup existed an attacker could
create a user called AdminGroup and gain the privileges of the group
AdminGroup. This could lead to unauthorized users gaining
administrative access.
For every administrative group with special privileges create a user
with the same name as the group.
All users should upgrade to the latest available version of MoinMoin,
as follows:
# emerge sync
# emerge -pv &quot;&gt;=www-apps/moinmoin-1.2.2&quot;
# emerge &quot;&gt;=www-apps/moinmoin-1.2.2&quot;</code>
<uri link=";aid=948103&amp;group_id=8482&amp;atid=108482">MoinMoin Announcement</uri>
<uri link="">OSVDB Entry</uri>
<uri link="">CVE-2004-0708</uri>
<metadata tag="submitter">