GLSA-201510-05 : MediaWiki: Multiple vulnerabilities

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Synopsis :

The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related
patches.

Description :

The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201510-05
(MediaWiki: Multiple vulnerabilities)

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in MediaWiki. Please
review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.

Impact :

A remote attacker may be able to create a Denial of Service condition,
obtain sensitive information, bypass security restrictions, and inject
arbitrary web script or HTML.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201510-05

Solution :

All MediaWiki 1.25 users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=www-apps/mediawiki-1.25.2'
All MediaWiki 1.24 users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=www-apps/mediawiki-1.24.3'
All MediaWiki 1.23 users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=www-apps/mediawiki-1.23.10'

Risk factor :

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