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A web application running on the remote host has a cross-site
The version of MediaWiki running on the remote host has a cross-site
scripting vulnerability. Input to the 'filter' parameter of the
'profileinfo.php' script is not properly sanitized.
A remote attacker could exploit this by tricking a user into
requesting a maliciously crafted URL, resulting in the execution of
arbitrary script code in the security context of the affected
Installations that have the 'wgEnableProfileInfo' setting disabled
are not affected. This setting is disabled by default.
See also :
Upgrade to MediaWiki 1.15.5 / 1.16.0 or later.
Risk factor :
Low / CVSS Base Score : 2.6
CVSS Temporal Score : 2.1
Public Exploit Available : true
Family: CGI abuses : XSS
Nessus Plugin ID: 47902 ()
Bugtraq ID: 42024
CVE ID: CVE-2010-2788
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