Date: Mon, 5 Apr 2010 15:31:00 -0400 From: Michael Gilbert <michael.s.gilbert@...il.com> To: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com Subject: Re: Debian Moin Question On Mon, 5 Apr 2010 14:25:05 -0400 (EDT), Josh Bressers wrote: > Hello everyone, > > I just ran across this ID from MITRE: > > Name: CVE-2010-1238 > Status: Candidate > URL: http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2010-1238 > Final-Decision: > Interim-Decision: > Modified: > Proposed: > Assigned: 20100405 > Category: > Reference: DEBIAN:DSA-2024 > Reference: URL:http://www.debian.org/security/2010/dsa-2024 > > MoinMoin 1.7.1 allows remote attackers to bypass the textcha > protection mechanism by modifying the textcha-question and > textcha-answer fields to have empty values. > > The only data I can find on this is from the Debian DSA, and the > information is quite slim. Can someone shed more light on this flaw? would the textcha.patch section in the debian diff  as linked from the DSA be sufficient? mike  http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/moin/moin_1.7.1-3+lenny4.diff.gz
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