Debian: 2957-1: mediawiki: Summary
Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Debian Security Report Summary
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Debian Security Advisory DSA-2957-1                   security@debian.org
http://www.debian.org/security/                           Thijs Kinkhorst
June 12, 2014                          http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package        : mediawiki
CVE ID         : CVE-2014-3966

Omer Iqbal discovered that Mediawiki, a wiki engine, parses invalid
usernames on Special:PasswordReset as wikitext when $wgRawHtml is
enabled. On such wikis this allows an unauthenticated attacker to
insert malicious JavaScript, a cross site scripting attack.


For the stable distribution (wheezy), this problem has been fixed in
version 1:1.19.16+dfsg-0+deb7u1.

For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in
version 1:1.19.16+dfsg-1.

We recommend that you upgrade your mediawiki packages.

Further information about Debian Security Advisories, how to apply
these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be
found at: http://www.debian.org/security/

Mailing list: debian-security-announce@lists.debian.org
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