FreeBSD : mediawiki -- multiple vulnerabilities (6241b5df-42a1-11e5-93ad-002590263bf5)

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Synopsis :

The remote FreeBSD host is missing one or more security-related
updates.

Description :

MediaWiki reports :

Internal review discovered that Special:DeletedContributions did not
properly protect the IP of autoblocked users. This fix makes the
functionality of Special:DeletedContributions consistent with
Special:Contributions and Special:BlockList.

Internal review discovered that watchlist anti-csrf tokens were not
being compared in constant time, which could allow various timing
attacks. This could allow an attacker to modify a user's watchlist via
csrf

John Menerick reported that MediaWiki's thumb.php failed to sanitize
various error messages, resulting in xss.

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?cf7cba99
https://phabricator.wikimedia.org/T106893
https://phabricator.wikimedia.org/T94116
https://phabricator.wikimedia.org/T97391
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2015/08/27/6
http://www.nessus.org/u?c259ee3f

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

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