This script is Copyright (C) 2006-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related
The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200604-01
(MediaWiki: XSS vulnerability)
MediaWiki fails to decode certain encoded URLs correctly.
By supplying specially crafted links, a remote attacker could
that will be executed in a user's browser session in the context of the
There is no known workaround at this time.
See also :
All MediaWiki users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=www-apps/mediawiki-1.4.15'
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.3
Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 21194 (gentoo_GLSA-200604-01.nasl)
CVE ID: CVE-2006-1498