GLSA-201310-21 : MediaWiki: Multiple vulnerabilities

This script is Copyright (C) 2013-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related
patches.

Description :

The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201310-21
(MediaWiki: Multiple vulnerabilities)

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in MediaWiki. Please
review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.

Impact :

A remote attacker may be able to execute arbitrary code, perform
man-in-the-middle attacks, obtain sensitive information or perform
cross-site scripting attacks.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-201310-21.xml

Solution :

All MediaWiki 1.21.x users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=www-apps/mediawiki-1.21.2'
All MediaWiki 1.20.x users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=www-apps/mediawiki-1.20.7'
All MediaWiki 1.19.x users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=www-apps/mediawiki-1.19.8'

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.5
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true