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|Posted: Sun Jul 11, 2004 1:37 pm Post subject: [ GLSA 200407-09 ] MoinMoin: Group ACL bypass
|Gentoo Linux Security Advisory
Title: MoinMoin: Group ACL bypass (GLSA 200407-09)
Date: July 11, 2004
Updated: May 22, 2006
MoinMoin contains a bug allowing a user to bypass group ACLs (Access
MoinMoin is a Python clone of WikiWiki, based on PikiPiki.
Vulnerable: <= 1.2.1
Unaffected: >= 1.2.2
Architectures: All supported architectures
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.
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
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,
|# emerge sync
# emerge -pv ">=www-apps/moinmoin-1.2.2"
# emerge ">=www-apps/moinmoin-1.2.2"
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