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CVE-2012-4404 Detail

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.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  09/10/2012

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2012-4404
Original release date:
09/10/2012
Last revised:
04/18/2013
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
6.0 MEDIUM
Vector:
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:S/C:P/I:P/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
6.4
Exploitability Subscore:
6.8
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Network exploitable
Access Complexity:
Medium
Authentication:
Required to exploit
Impact Type:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name
http://hg.moinmo.in/moin/1.9/rev/7b9f39289e16 External Source CONFIRM http://hg.moinmo.in/moin/1.9/rev/7b9f39289e16
http://moinmo.in/SecurityFixes Vendor Advisory External Source CONFIRM http://moinmo.in/SecurityFixes
http://www.debian.org/security/2012/dsa-2538 External Source DEBIAN DSA-2538
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2012/09/04/4 External Source MLIST [oss-security] 20120904 CVE request: moinmoin incorrect ACL evaluation for virtual groups
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2012/09/05/2 External Source MLIST [oss-security] 20120904 Re: CVE request: moinmoin incorrect ACL evaluation for virtual groups
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-1604-1 External Source UBUNTU USN-1604-1

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Permissions, Privileges, and Access Control (CWE-264)

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