FreeBSD : mediawiki -- multiple vulnerabilities (298829e2-ccce-11e7-92e4-000c29649f92)

High Nessus Plugin ID 104693

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VPR Score: 7.4


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


mediawiki reports :

security fixes :

T128209: Reflected File Download from api.php. Reported by Abdullah Hussam.

T165846: BotPasswords doesn't throttle login attempts.

T134100: On private wikis, login form shouldn't distinguish between login failure due to bad username and bad password.

T178451: XSS when $wgShowExceptionDetails = false and browser sends non-standard url escaping.

T176247: It's possible to mangle HTML via raw message parameter expansion.

T125163: id attribute on headlines allow raw.

T124404: language converter can be tricked into replacing text inside tags by adding a lot of junk after the rule definition.

T119158: Language converter: unsafe attribute injection via glossary rules.

T180488: api.log contains passwords in plaintext wasn't correctly fixed.

T180231: composer.json has require-dev versions of PHPUnit with known security issues. Reported by Tom Hutchison.


Update the affected packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 104693

File Name: freebsd_pkg_298829e2ccce11e792e4000c29649f92.nasl

Version: 3.4

Type: local

Published: 2017/11/20

Updated: 2021/01/04

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

VPR Score: 7.4

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.5

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 9.8

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:mediawiki127, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:mediawiki128, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:mediawiki129, cpe:/o:freebsd:freebsd

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/FreeBSD/release, Host/FreeBSD/pkg_info

Patch Publication Date: 2017/11/19

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2017/11/14

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-0361, CVE-2017-8808, CVE-2017-8809, CVE-2017-8810, CVE-2017-8811, CVE-2017-8812, CVE-2017-8814, CVE-2017-8815, CVE-2017-9841