Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : mediawiki (MDVSA-2014:119)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

Updated mediawiki packages fix security vulnerability :

XSS vulnerability in MediaWiki before 1.22.7, due to usernames on
Special:PasswordReset being parsed as wikitext. The username on
Special:PasswordReset can be supplied by anyone and will be parsed
with wgRawHtml enabled. Since Special:PasswordReset is whitelisted by
default on private wikis, this could potentially lead to an XSS
crossing a privilege boundary (CVE-2014-3966).

See also :

http://advisories.mageia.org/MGASA-2014-0253.html

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Low / CVSS Base Score : 2.6
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)
CVSS Temporal Score : 2.3
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 74452 ()

Bugtraq ID: 67787

CVE ID: CVE-2014-3966

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