Fedora Extras : mediawiki-1.8.3-7 (2007-005)

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Synopsis :

The remote Fedora Core host is missing a security update.

Description :

An XSS injection vulnerability was located in the AJAX support module,
affecting MediaWiki 1.6.x and up when the optional setting $wgUseAjax
is enabled.

There is no danger in the default configuration, with $wgUseAjax off.

- Tue Jan 9 2007 Axel Thimm <Axel.Thimm at ATrpms.net> -
1.8.3-7

- Update to 1.8.3.

- Update fixes an XSS injection vulnerability in the
AJAX module.

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding
description block directly from the Fedora security advisory. Tenable
has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible
without introducing additional issues.

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?a5ba13f5

Solution :

Update the affected mediawiki package.

Risk factor :

High

Family: Fedora Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 62279 ()

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