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FreeBSD Ports: mediawiki

Information

Severity

Severity

Medium

Family

Family

FreeBSD Local Security Checks

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

4.3

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

14 years ago

Modified

Modified

6 years ago

Summary

The remote host is missing an update to the system as announced in the referenced advisory.

Insight

Insight

The following package is affected: mediawiki CVE-2005-4501 MediaWiki before 1.5.4 uses a hard-coded 'internal placeholder string', which allows remote attackers to bypass protection against cross-site scripting (XSS) attacks and execute Javascript using inline style attributes, which are processed by Internet Explorer.

Solution

Solution

Update your system with the appropriate patches or software upgrades. http://sourceforge.net/project/shownotes.php?release_id=379951 http://www.vuxml.org/freebsd/99015cf5-c4dd-11da-b2fb-000e0c2e438a.html

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)