GLSA-200506-12 : MediaWiki: XSS vulnerability

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200506-12
(MediaWiki: XSS vulnerability)

MediaWiki incorrectly handles page template inclusions, rendering
it vulnerable to cross-site scripting attacks.

Impact :

A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to inject
malicious script code that will be executed in a user's browser session
in the context of the vulnerable site.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

Solution :

All MediaWiki users should upgrade to the latest available
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose www-apps/mediawiki

Risk factor :


Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 18481 (gentoo_GLSA-200506-12.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:


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