GLSA-200507-18 : MediaWiki: XSS vulnerability
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 19231
SynopsisThe remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.
DescriptionThe remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200507-18 (MediaWiki: XSS vulnerability)
MediaWiki fails to escape a parameter in the page move template correctly.
There is no known workaround at this time.
SolutionAll MediaWiki users should upgrade to the latest available version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=www-apps/mediawiki-1.4.7'