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

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Synopsis :

The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security

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

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

See also :

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.0
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.5
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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