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<title>MoinMoin: Group ACL bypass</title>
MoinMoin contains a bug allowing anonymous users to bypass ACLs (Access
Control Lists) and carry out operations that should be limited to
authorized users.
<product type="ebuild">MoinMoin</product>
<announced>August 26, 2004</announced>
<revised>May 22, 2006: 02</revised>
<package name="www-apps/moinmoin" auto="yes" arch="*">
<unaffected range="ge">1.2.3</unaffected>
<vulnerable range="le">1.2.2</vulnerable>
MoinMoin is a Python clone of WikiWiki, based on PikiPiki.
MoinMoin contains two unspecified bugs, one allowing anonymous users
elevated access when not using ACLs, and the other in the ACL handling
in the PageEditor.
<impact type="normal">
Restrictions on anonymous users were not properly enforced. This could
lead to unauthorized users gaining administrative access to functions
such as "revert" and "delete". Sites are vulnerable whether or not they
are using ACLs.
There is no known workaround.
All users should upgrade to the latest available version of MoinMoin,
as follows:
# emerge sync
# emerge -pv &quot;&gt;=www-apps/moinmoin-1.2.3&quot;
# emerge &quot;&gt;=www-apps/moinmoin-1.2.3&quot;</code>
<uri link=";release_id=254801">MoinMoin Announcement</uri>
<uri link="">OSVDB Advisory 8194</uri>
<uri link="">OSVDB Advisory 8195</uri>
<uri link="">CVE-2004-1462</uri>
<uri link="">CVE-2004-1463</uri>
<metadata tag="submitter" timestamp="Thu, 19 Aug 2004 05:10:31 +0000">