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             AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution

                          ampache security update
                             12 November 2019


        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary

Product:           ampache
Publisher:         Debian
Operating System:  Debian GNU/Linux 8
                   Linux variants
                   Mac OS
Impact/Access:     Administrator Compromise -- Existing Account
                   Cross-site Scripting     -- Existing Account
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:         CVE-2019-12386 CVE-2019-12385 

Original Bulletin: 

Comment: This advisory references vulnerabilities in products which run on 
         platforms other than Debian. It is recommended that administrators 
         running ampache check for an updated version of the software for 
         their operating system.

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Package        : ampache
Version        : 3.6-rzb2752+dfsg-5+deb8u1
CVE ID         : CVE-2019-12385 CVE-2019-12386

Several vulnerabilities were discovered in Ampache, a web-based audio
file management system.


    A stored XSS exists in the localplay.php LocalPlay "add instance"
    functionality. The injected code is reflected in the instances menu.
    This vulnerability can be abused to force an admin to create a new
    privileged user whose credentials are known by the attacker.


    The search engine is affected by a SQL Injection, so any user able
    to perform lib/class/search.class.php searches (even guest users)
    can dump any data contained in the database (sessions, hashed
    passwords, etc.). This may lead to a full compromise of admin
    accounts, when combined with the weak password generator algorithm
    used in the lostpassword functionality.

For Debian 8 "Jessie", these problems have been fixed in version

We recommend that you upgrade your ampache packages.

Further information about Debian LTS security advisories, how to apply
these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be
found at: https://wiki.debian.org/LTS

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