FreeBSD : mediawiki -- multiple vulnerabilities (6241b5df-42a1-11e5-93ad-002590263bf5)

high Nessus Plugin ID 85428


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


MediaWiki reports :

Internal review discovered that Special:DeletedContributions did not properly protect the IP of autoblocked users. This fix makes the functionality of Special:DeletedContributions consistent with Special:Contributions and Special:BlockList.

Internal review discovered that watchlist anti-csrf tokens were not being compared in constant time, which could allow various timing attacks. This could allow an attacker to modify a user's watchlist via csrf

John Menerick reported that MediaWiki's thumb.php failed to sanitize various error messages, resulting in xss.


Update the affected packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 85428

File Name: freebsd_pkg_6241b5df42a111e593ad002590263bf5.nasl

Version: 2.6

Type: local

Published: 8/17/2015

Updated: 1/6/2021

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:mediawiki123, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:mediawiki124, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:mediawiki125, cpe:/o:freebsd:freebsd

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

Patch Publication Date: 8/14/2015

Vulnerability Publication Date: 8/10/2015

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-7444, CVE-2015-6727, CVE-2015-6728, CVE-2015-6729, CVE-2015-6730, CVE-2015-6731, CVE-2015-6733, CVE-2015-6734, CVE-2015-6735, CVE-2015-6736, CVE-2015-6737