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RSS feed password vulnerability <1.5.10, <1.6.5, <1.7.1

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03 May 2013, 12:54

Potential compromise of stored passwords in RSS blocks

Category: Password security
Severity: Low
Versions affected: <1.7.1, <1.6.5, <1.5.10
Reported by: Aaron Wells
Bug Report:
CVE references: CVE-2013-7410, CVE-2013-7411, CVE-2013-7412, CVE-2013-7413

A bug created the potential for the username and password stored in an "externalfeed" RSS block to become visible to a user other than its creator. This vulnerability has been fixed by the Mahara core developers.

Upgrading to Mahara 1.5.10, 1.6.5, or 1.7.1 is strongly recommended.

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Update from Kristina was for adding CVE references

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