Debian DSA-4460-1 : mediawiki - security update

critical Nessus Plugin ID 125858


The remote Debian host is missing a security-related update.


Multiple security vulnerabilities have been discovered in MediaWiki, a website engine for collaborative work, which may result in authentication bypass, denial of service, cross-site scripting, information disclosure and bypass of anti-spam measures.


Upgrade the mediawiki packages.

For the stable distribution (stretch), these problems have been fixed in version 1:1.27.7-1~deb9u1.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 125858

File Name: debian_DSA-4460.nasl

Version: 1.7

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 6/13/2019

Updated: 5/16/2024

Supported Sensors: Frictionless Assessment Agent, Nessus Agent, Agentless Assessment, Nessus

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 5.9

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2019-12468


Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 8.8

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:P/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:9.0, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:mediawiki

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Debian/release, Host/Debian/dpkg-l

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 6/12/2019

Vulnerability Publication Date: 4/20/2019

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2019-11358, CVE-2019-12466, CVE-2019-12467, CVE-2019-12468, CVE-2019-12469, CVE-2019-12470, CVE-2019-12471, CVE-2019-12472, CVE-2019-12473, CVE-2019-12474

DSA: 4460