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The remote web server contains a PHP script that is affected by a
cross- site scripting vulnerability.
According to its self-reported version number, the installation of
MediaWiki running on the remote host is affected by a cross-site
scripting vulnerability due to a failure to sanitize user-supplied
input passed to certain HTML attributes when including a template
inside a style directive when editing an entry. An attacker can
exploit this flaw to inject arbitrary HTML and script code to be
executed by a user's browser within the context of an affected site.
See also :
Upgrade to MediaWiki 1.3.13 or later if using 1.3 legacy series
otherwise, upgrade to 1.4.5 or later.
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.3
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.7
Public Exploit Available : true
Family: CGI abuses : XSS
Nessus Plugin ID: 18430 ()
Bugtraq ID: 13861
CVE ID: CVE-2005-1888
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