Debian DSA-4460-1 : mediawiki - security update

critical Nessus Plugin ID 125858

Synopsis

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

Description

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.

Solution

Upgrade the mediawiki packages.

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

See Also

https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/source-package/mediawiki

https://packages.debian.org/source/stretch/mediawiki

https://www.debian.org/security/2019/dsa-4460

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 125858

File Name: debian_DSA-4460.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 6/13/2019

Updated: 1/10/2020

Supported Sensors: Frictionless Assessment Agent, Nessus Agent

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.3

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 5.5

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

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 8.5

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

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

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

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

Exploit Ease: No known 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