Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : mediawiki (MDVSA-2015:006)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 80425

Synopsis

The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security updates.

Description

Updated mediawiki packages fix security vulnerabilities :

In MediaWiki before 1.23.8, thumb.php outputs wikitext message as raw HTML, which could lead to cross-site scripting. Permission to edit MediaWiki namespace is required to exploit this.

In MediaWiki before 1.23.8, a malicious site can bypass CORS restrictions in in API calls if it only included an allowed domain as part of its name.

Solution

Update the affected packages.

See Also

http://advisories.mageia.org/MGASA-2014-0555.html

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 80425

File Name: mandriva_MDVSA-2015-006.nasl

Version: 1.6

Type: local

Published: 2015/01/09

Updated: 2019/08/02

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 6.4

Temporal Score: 4.7

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:mediawiki, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:mediawiki-mysql, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:mediawiki-pgsql, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:mediawiki-sqlite, cpe:/o:mandriva:business_server:1

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/cpu, Host/Mandrake/release, Host/Mandrake/rpm-list

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2015/01/08

Reference Information

BID: 71775, 71776

MDVSA: 2015:006