Executive Summary

Title mediawiki security update
Name DSA-4545 First vendor Publication 2019-10-18
Vendor Debian Last vendor Modification 2019-10-18
Severity (Vendor) N/A Revision 1

Security-Database Scoring CVSS v3

Cvss vector : N/A
Overall CVSS Score NA
Base Score NA Environmental Score NA
impact SubScore NA Temporal Score NA
Exploitabality Sub Score NA
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Security-Database Scoring CVSS v2

Cvss vector : (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)
Cvss Base Score 5 Attack Range Network
Cvss Impact Score 2.9 Attack Complexity Low
Cvss Expoit Score 10 Authentication None 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

% Id Name
100 % CWE-200 Information Exposure

CPE : Common Platform Enumeration

Application 373

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