Debian Bug report logs - #661064
movabletype-opensource: Multiple security issues

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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 Feb 2012 22:27:01 UTC

Severity: grave

Found in versions movabletype-opensource/5.1.2+dfsg-3, movabletype-opensource/4.3.5+dfsg-2+squeeze2

Fixed in version movabletype-opensource/5.1.3+dfsg-1

Done: Dominic Hargreaves <>

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Bug#661064; Package movabletype-opensource. (Thu, 23 Feb 2012 22:27:05 GMT) Full text and rfc822 format available.

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From: Dominic Hargreaves <>
Subject: movabletype-opensource: Multiple security issues
Date: Thu, 23 Feb 2012 22:22:49 +0000
Package: movabletype-opensource
Version: 5.1.2+dfsg-3
Severity: grave
Justification: security

"5.13, 5.07, and 4.38 address the multiple vulnerabilities including:

- OS Command Injection exists in the file management system, the most
  serious of which may lead to arbitrary OS command execution by a user
  who has a permission to sign-in to the admin script and also has a
  permission to upload files.
- Session Hijack and CSRF exist in the commenting and the community
  script. A remote attacker could hijack the user session or could
  execute arbitrary script code on victim's browser under the certain
- XSS exists in templates where the variables are not escaped properly.
  A remote attacker could inject client-side script into web pages
  viewed by other users.
- XSS exists in mt-wizard.cgi. This vulnerability was reported by
  Trustwave (TWSL2012-003)

Dominic Hargreaves |
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Bug Marked as found in versions movabletype-opensource/4.3.5+dfsg-2+squeeze2. Request was from Dominic Hargreaves <> to (Thu, 23 Feb 2012 22:39:02 GMT) Full text and rfc822 format available.

Reply sent to Dominic Hargreaves <>:
You have taken responsibility. (Fri, 24 Feb 2012 11:18:33 GMT) Full text and rfc822 format available.

Notification sent to Dominic Hargreaves <>:
Bug acknowledged by developer. (Fri, 24 Feb 2012 11:18:34 GMT) Full text and rfc822 format available.

Message #12 received at (full text, mbox):

From: Dominic Hargreaves <>
Subject: Bug#661064: fixed in movabletype-opensource 5.1.3+dfsg-1
Date: Fri, 24 Feb 2012 11:17:58 +0000
Source: movabletype-opensource
Source-Version: 5.1.3+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_5.1.3+dfsg-1.debian.tar.gz
  to main/m/movabletype-opensource/movabletype-opensource_5.1.3+dfsg-1.dsc
  to main/m/movabletype-opensource/movabletype-opensource_5.1.3+dfsg-1_all.deb
  to main/m/movabletype-opensource/movabletype-opensource_5.1.3+dfsg.orig.tar.gz
  to main/m/movabletype-opensource/movabletype-plugin-core_5.1.3+dfsg-1_all.deb
  to main/m/movabletype-opensource/movabletype-plugin-zemanta_5.1.3+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: Fri, 24 Feb 2012 11:07:02 +0000
Source: movabletype-opensource
Binary: movabletype-opensource movabletype-plugin-core movabletype-plugin-zemanta
Architecture: source all
Version: 5.1.3+dfsg-1
Distribution: unstable
Urgency: high
Maintainer: Dominic Hargreaves <>
Changed-By: Dominic Hargreaves <>
 movabletype-opensource - Well-known blogging engine
 movabletype-plugin-core - Core Movable Type plugins
 movabletype-plugin-zemanta - Zemanta Movable Type plugin
Closes: 661064
 movabletype-opensource (5.1.3+dfsg-1) unstable; urgency=high
   * New upstream release
     - fixes multiple security vulnerabilities (closes: #661064)
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