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[GLSA-200506-12] MediaWiki: Cross-site scripting vulnerability

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
MediaWiki: Cross-site scripting vulnerability

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment
The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200506-12
(MediaWiki: Cross-site scripting vulnerability)


MediaWiki incorrectly handles page template inclusions, rendering
it vulnerable to cross-site scripting attacks.

Impact

A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to inject
malicious script code that will be executed in a user's browser session
in the context of the vulnerable site.

Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

References:
http://sourceforge.net/project/shownotes.php?release_id=332231


Solution:
All MediaWiki users should upgrade to the latest available
versions:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose www-apps/mediawiki


Network Security Threat Level: Low


Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: (C) 2005 Michel Arboi

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