October 4, 2009

Debian Security Advisory 1901 mediawiki1.7 - several vulnerabilities

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October 4, 2009, 5:00 pm

Several vulnerabilities have been discovered in mediawiki1.7, a website engine for collaborative work. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project identifies the following problems:

  • CVE-2008-5249

    David Remahl discovered that mediawiki1.7 is prone to a cross-site scripting attack.

  • CVE-2008-5250

    David Remahl discovered that mediawiki1.7, when Internet Explorer is used and uploads are enabled, or an SVG scripting browser is used and SVG uploads are enabled, allows remote authenticated users to inject arbitrary web script or HTML by editing a wiki page.

  • CVE-2008-5252

    David Remahl discovered that mediawiki1.7 is prone to a cross-site request forgery vulnerability in the Special:Import feature.

  • CVE-2009-0737

    It was discovered that mediawiki1.7 is prone to a cross-site scripting attack in the web-based installer...

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