A security issue has been reported in Foswiki, which can be exploited by malicious users to gain escalated privileges.
The security issue is caused due to insufficient access restrictions in core/lib/Foswiki/UI/Manage.pm module when handling topic preference settings and can be exploited to gain administrative privileges by changing the "Main.AdminGroup" topic settings.
The security issue is reported in version 1.1.0 and 1.1.1.
Solution: Update to version 1.1.2.
Provided and/or discovered by: Reported to the vendor by a user.
Original Advisory: http://foswiki.org/Support/SecurityAlertCVE20104215
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