Arch Linux Security Advisory ASA-202107-7
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Severity: Medium
Date    : 2021-07-01
CVE-ID  : CVE-2021-35197
Package : mediawiki
Type    : access restriction bypass
Remote  : Yes
Link    : https://security.archlinux.org/AVG-2093

Summary
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The package mediawiki before version 1.36.1-1 is vulnerable to access
restriction bypass.

Resolution
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Upgrade to 1.36.1-1.

# pacman -Syu "mediawiki>=1.36.1-1"

The problem has been fixed upstream in version 1.36.1.

Workaround
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None.

Description
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A security issue has been found in MediaWiki before version 1.36.1 that
allows blocked users to purge pages.

Impact
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Blocked users could purge pages.

References
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https://lists.wikimedia.org/hyperkitty/list/mediawi[email protected]/thread/YR3X4L2CPSEJVSY543AWEO65TD6APXHP/
https://phabricator.wikimedia.org/T280226
https://gerrit.wikimedia.org/r/plugins/gitiles/mediawiki/core/+/7fc84bbd23c1205e13c7a8332ab39e6ff52ca107%5E%21/
https://security.archlinux.org/CVE-2021-35197