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MediaWiki Multiple Remote Vulnerabilities (2)

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Attempts to execute phpinfo() remotely

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Summary :

The remote web server contains a set of PHP scripts that permit an
attacker to execute arbitrary commands the remote host.

Description :

The remote host appears to be running a version of MediaWiki 1.5 older
than version 1.5.3. Due to improper sanitation of user-supplied
input, the installed version of MediaWiki permits an unauthenticated
remote attacker to execute arbitrary PHP and shell commands on the
remote host subject to the rights of the web server user id.

See also :

http://sourceforge.net/project/shownotes.php?group_id=34373&release_id=375755

Solution:

Upgrade to MediaWiki 1.5.3 or later.

Network Security Threat Level:

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.0
(AV:R/AC:L/Au:NR/C:P/I:P/A:P/B:N)

Networks Security ID: 15703

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2005-2007 Tenable Network Security

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