DSA 2753-1: mediawiki security update
Posted on: 09/13/2013 11:32 AM

A mediawiki security update has been released for Debian

DSA 2753-1: mediawiki security update


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Debian Security Advisory DSA-2753-1 security@debian.org
http://www.debian.org/security/ Thijs Kinkhorst
September 13, 2013 http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package : mediawiki
Vulnerability : information leak
Problem type : remote
Debian-specific: no
CVE ID : CVE-2013-4302

It was discovered that in Mediawiki, a wiki engine, several API modules
allowed anti-CSRF tokens to be accessed via JSONP. These tokens protect
against cross site request forgeries and are confidential.

For the oldstable distribution (squeeze), this problem has been fixed in
version 1.15.5-2squeeze6.

For the stable distribution (wheezy), this problem has been fixed in
version 1.19.5-1+deb7u1.

For the testing distribution (jessie) and unstable distribution (sid),
this problem has been fixed in version 1.19.8+dfsg-1.

We recommend that you upgrade your mediawiki packages.

Further information about Debian Security Advisories, how to apply
these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be
found at: http://www.debian.org/security/



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