CVE-2012-2243

NameCVE-2012-2243
DescriptionCross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability in Mahara 1.4.x before 1.4.5 and 1.5.x before 1.5.4 allows remote attackers to inject arbitrary web script or HTML by uploading an XML file with the xhtml extension, which is rendered inline as script. NOTE: this can be leveraged with CVE-2012-2244 to execute arbitrary code without authentication, as demonstrated by modifying the clamav path.
SourceCVE (at NVD; oss-sec, fulldisc, OSVDB, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, more)
ReferencesDSA-2591-1
NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote, user-initiated)
Debian/oldstablenot known to be vulnerable.
Debian/stablenot known to be vulnerable.
Debian/testingnot known to be vulnerable.
Debian/unstablenot known to be vulnerable.

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
mahara (PTS)squeeze (security)1.2.6-2+squeeze6fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
maharasource(unstable)1.5.1-3medium
maharasourcesqueeze1.2.6-2+squeeze6mediumDSA-2591-1

Notes

https://mahara.org/interaction/forum/topic.php?id=4937
https://bugs.launchpad.net/mahara/+bug/1055232
https://bugs.launchpad.net/mahara/+bug/1063480

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