Debian Bug report logs - #631437
movabletype-opensource: information disclosure vulnerability fixed in 4.37

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Package: movabletype-opensource; Maintainer for movabletype-opensource is Debian Movable Type and OpenMelody team <>; Source for movabletype-opensource is src:movabletype-opensource.

Reported by: Dominic Hargreaves <>

Date: Thu, 23 Jun 2011 21:27:06 UTC

Severity: grave

Tags: security

Found in versions movabletype-opensource/4.2.3-1+lenny2, movabletype-opensource/, movabletype-opensource/4.3.5+dfsg-2+squeeze2

Fixed in version movabletype-opensource/4.3.7+dfsg-1

Done: Dominic Hargreaves <>

Bug is archived. No further changes may be made.

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Bug#631437; Package movabletype-opensource. (Thu, 23 Jun 2011 21:27:09 GMT) Full text and rfc822 format available.

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New Bug report received and forwarded. (Thu, 23 Jun 2011 21:27:09 GMT) Full text and rfc822 format available.

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From: Dominic Hargreaves <>
Subject: movabletype-opensource: information disclosure vulnerability fixed in 4.37
Date: Thu, 23 Jun 2011 22:25:42 +0100
Package: movabletype-opensource
Severity: grave
Tags: security
Justification: user security hole

As reported in:

"Movable Type 5.12, 5.06, 4.37 were released as mandatory security updates. These updates resolve multiple vulnerabilities discovered in Movable Type 5.x and Movable Type 4.x. All users must upgrade to the latest release immediately."

"Under certain circumstances, a user who has "Create Entries" or "Manage Blog" pemissions may be able to read known files on the local file system."

Dominic Hargreaves |
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Reply sent to Dominic Hargreaves <>:
You have taken responsibility. (Thu, 23 Jun 2011 22:36:10 GMT) Full text and rfc822 format available.

Notification sent to Dominic Hargreaves <>:
Bug acknowledged by developer. (Thu, 23 Jun 2011 22:36:10 GMT) Full text and rfc822 format available.

Message #10 received at (full text, mbox):

From: Dominic Hargreaves <>
Subject: Bug#631437: fixed in movabletype-opensource 4.3.7+dfsg-1
Date: Thu, 23 Jun 2011 22:33:12 +0000
Source: movabletype-opensource
Source-Version: 4.3.7+dfsg-1

We believe that the bug you reported is fixed in the latest version of
movabletype-opensource, which is due to be installed in the Debian FTP archive:

  to main/m/movabletype-opensource/movabletype-opensource_4.3.7+dfsg-1.debian.tar.gz
  to main/m/movabletype-opensource/movabletype-opensource_4.3.7+dfsg-1.dsc
  to main/m/movabletype-opensource/movabletype-opensource_4.3.7+dfsg-1_all.deb
  to main/m/movabletype-opensource/movabletype-opensource_4.3.7+dfsg.orig.tar.gz
  to main/m/movabletype-opensource/movabletype-plugin-core_4.3.7+dfsg-1_all.deb
  to main/m/movabletype-opensource/movabletype-plugin-zemanta_4.3.7+dfsg-1_all.deb

A summary of the changes between this version and the previous one is

Thank you for reporting the bug, which will now be closed.  If you
have further comments please address them to,
and the maintainer will reopen the bug report if appropriate.

Debian distribution maintenance software
Dominic Hargreaves <> (supplier of updated movabletype-opensource package)

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Format: 1.8
Date: Thu, 23 Jun 2011 22:53:29 +0100
Source: movabletype-opensource
Binary: movabletype-opensource movabletype-plugin-core movabletype-plugin-zemanta
Architecture: source all
Version: 4.3.7+dfsg-1
Distribution: unstable
Urgency: high
Maintainer: Dominic Hargreaves <>
Changed-By: Dominic Hargreaves <>
 movabletype-opensource - A well-known blogging engine
 movabletype-plugin-core - Core Movable Type plugins
 movabletype-plugin-zemanta - Zemanta Movable Type plugin
Closes: 631437
 movabletype-opensource (4.3.7+dfsg-1) unstable; urgency=high
   * New upstream release
     - fixes information disclosure vulnerability (closes: #631437)
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Bug Marked as found in versions movabletype-opensource/4.3.5+dfsg-2+squeeze2. Request was from Dominic Hargreaves <> to (Fri, 24 Jun 2011 17:57:20 GMT) Full text and rfc822 format available.

Bug Marked as found in versions movabletype-opensource/4.2.3-1+lenny2. Request was from Dominic Hargreaves <> to (Fri, 24 Jun 2011 17:57:23 GMT) Full text and rfc822 format available.

Bug archived. Request was from Debbugs Internal Request <> to (Sun, 02 Jun 2013 07:51:20 GMT) Full text and rfc822 format available.

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