Debian Security Advisory DSA 3036-1 (mediawiki - security update)

Published: 2014-10-01 11:27:43
CVE Author: NIST National Vulnerability Database (NVD)

CVSS Base Vector:

Affected Versions:
mediawiki on Debian Linux

For the stable distribution (wheezy), this problem has been fixed in version 1:1.19.19+dfsg-0+deb7u1. For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in version 1:1.19.19+dfsg-1. We recommend that you upgrade your mediawiki Linux Distribution Packages.

It was discovered that MediaWiki, a wiki engine, did not sufficiently filter CSS in uploaded SVG files, allowing for cross site scripting.

Detection Method:
This check tests the installed software version using the apt Linux Distribution Package manager.

Detection Type:
Linux Distribution Package

Solution Type:
Vendor Patch

NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology) NVD (National Vulnerability Database)


CVSS Score

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