Executive Summary

Titlemediawiki security update
NameDSA-4545First vendor Publication2019-10-18
VendorDebianLast vendor Modification2019-10-18
Severity (Vendor) N/ARevision1

Security-Database Scoring CVSS v2

Cvss vector : (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)
Cvss Base Score5Attack RangeNetwork
Cvss Impact Score2.9Attack ComplexityLow
Cvss Expoit Score10AuthenticationNone Required
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It was discovered that the Special:Redirect functionality of MediaWiki, a website engine for collaborative work, could expose suppressed user names, resulting in an information leak.

For the oldstable distribution (stretch), this problem has been fixed in version 1:1.27.7-1~deb9u2.

For the stable distribution (buster), this problem has been fixed in version 1:1.31.4-1~deb10u1.

We recommend that you upgrade your mediawiki packages.

For the detailed security status of mediawiki please refer to its security tracker page at: https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/mediawiki

Original Source

Url : http://www.debian.org/security/2019/dsa-4545

CWE : Common Weakness Enumeration

100 %CWE-200Information Exposure

CPE : Common Platform Enumeration


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2019-10-18 21:18:54
  • First insertion