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p5-RT-Authen-ExternalAuth -- privilege escalation

Affected packages
p5-RT-Authen-ExternalAuth < 0.11


VuXML ID cdc4ff0e-d736-11e1-8221-e0cb4e266481
Discovery 2012-07-25
Entry 2012-07-26

The RT development team reports:

RT::Authen::ExternalAuth 0.10 and below (for all versions of RT) are vulnerable to an escalation of privilege attack where the URL of a RSS feed of the user can be used to acquire a fully logged-in session as that user. CVE-2012-2770 has been assigned to this vulnerability.

Users of RT 3.8.2 and above should upgrade to RT::Authen::ExternalAuth 0.11, which resolves this vulnerability.


CVE Name CVE-2012-2770