85172 : MoinMoin Nested Virtual Group ACL Rule Handling Permission Assignment Access Restriction Bypass
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Timeline

Disclosure Date
2012-09-03

Description

MoinMoin contains a flaw that is triggered when handling ACL rules for groups containing virtual group. This may allow a remote attacker to have permissions assigned to them incorrectly and bypass access restrictions.

Classification

Location: Remote / Network Access
Attack Type: Input Manipulation
Impact: Loss of Integrity
Solution: Patch / RCS, Upgrade
Exploit: Exploit Public
Disclosure: Vendor Verified

Solution

Upgrade to version 1.9.5 or higher (released 2012-09-24), as it has been reported to fix this vulnerability. In addition, the vendor has released a patch for some older versions.

Products

MoinMoin
MoinMoin
1.9.0rc2
1.9.0rc1
1.9.0
1.9.1
1.9.2
1.9.3
1.9.4

References

Credit

CVSSv2 Score

CVSSv2 Base Score = 6.0
Source: nvd.nist.gov | Generated: 2012-09-11 | Disagree?

Access_vector_2 Access_complexity_1 Authentication_1 Confidentiality_impact_1 Integrity_impact_1 Availability_impact_1

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