Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : mediawiki (MDVSA-2014:083)

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Synopsis :

The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security
updates.

Description :

Updated mediawiki packages fix security vulnerabilities :

Login CSRF issue in MediaWiki before 1.22.5 in Special:ChangePassword,
whereby a user can be logged into an attackers account without being
aware of it, allowing the attacker to track the user's activity
(CVE-2014-2665).

XSS vulnerability in MediaWiki before 1.22.6, where if the default
sort key is set to a string containing a script, the script will be
executed when the page is viewed using the info action.

MediaWiki has been updated to version 1.22.6, fixing this and other
issues.

See also :

http://advisories.mageia.org/MGASA-2014-0157.html
http://advisories.mageia.org/MGASA-2014-0197.html

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:P/I:N/A:N)
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.5
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 73934 ()

Bugtraq ID: 66600

CVE ID: CVE-2014-2665

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