Debian: DSA-1901-1: New mediawiki1.7 packages fix several vulnerabilities

    Date05 Oct 2009
    CategoryDebian
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    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    Several vulnerabilities have been discovered in mediawiki1.7, a website engine for collaborative work. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project identifies the following problems:
    
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA-1901-1                  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    http://www.debian.org/security/                      Giuseppe Iuculano
    October 05, 2009                   http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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    Package        : mediawiki1.7
    Vulnerability  : several vulnerabilities
    Problem type   : remote
    Debian-specific: no
    CVE IDs        : CVE-2008-5249 CVE-2008-5250 CVE-2008-5252 CVE-2009-0737
    Debian Bugs    : 508868 508869 508870 514547
    
    
    Several vulnerabilities have been discovered in mediawiki1.7, a website engine
    for collaborative work. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project
    identifies the following problems:
    
    CVE-2008-5249
    
    David Remahl discovered that mediawiki1.7 is prone to a cross-site scripting attack.
    
    CVE-2008-5250
    
    David Remahl discovered that mediawiki1.7, when Internet Explorer is used and
    uploads are enabled, or an SVG scripting browser is used and SVG uploads are
    enabled, allows remote authenticated users to inject arbitrary web script or
    HTML by editing a wiki page.
    
    CVE-2008-5252
    
    David Remahl discovered that mediawiki1.7 is prone to a cross-site request
    forgery vulnerability in the Special:Import feature.
    
    CVE-2009-0737
    
    It was discovered that mediawiki1.7 is prone to a cross-site scripting attack in
    the web-based installer.
    
    
    For the oldstable distribution (etch), these problems have been fixed in version
    1.7.1-9etch1 for mediawiki1.7, and mediawiki is not affected (it is a
    metapackage for mediawiki1.7).
    
    The stable (lenny) distribution does not include mediawiki1.7, and these
    problems have been fixed in version 1:1.12.0-2lenny3 for mediawiki which was
    already included in the lenny release.
    
    The unstable (sid) and testing (squeeze) distributions do not
    include mediawiki1.7, and these problems have been fixed in version 1:1.14.0-1
    for mediawiki.
    
    
    We recommend that you upgrade your mediawiki1.7 packages.
    
    
    Upgrade instructions
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    wget url
            will fetch the file for you
    dpkg -i file.deb
            will install the referenced file.
    
    If you are using the apt-get package manager, use the line for
    sources.list as given below:
    
    apt-get update
            will update the internal database
    apt-get upgrade
            will install corrected packages
    
    You may use an automated update by adding the resources from the
    footer to the proper configuration.
    
    
    Debian GNU/Linux 4.0 alias etch
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    Debian (oldstable)
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    Oldstable updates are available for alpha, amd64, arm, hppa, i386, ia64, mips, mipsel, powerpc, s390 and sparc.
    
    Source archives:
    
      http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/mediawiki1.7/mediawiki1.7_1.7.1-9etch1.dsc
        Size/MD5 checksum:      911 7db727bfa3f6139e107af451a90df719
      http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/mediawiki1.7/mediawiki1.7_1.7.1.orig.tar.gz
        Size/MD5 checksum:  3256428 50b74e2b5c86fb94c7201b72d2037662
      http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/mediawiki1.7/mediawiki1.7_1.7.1-9etch1.diff.gz
        Size/MD5 checksum:    46880 f939cc99afd3ff4b330a35ce549fdd7e
    
    Architecture independent packages:
    
      http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/mediawiki1.7/mediawiki1.7_1.7.1-9etch1_all.deb
        Size/MD5 checksum:  3341486 4d801e5ee141c2affd080437cafa7f0f
    
    alpha architecture (DEC Alpha)
    
      http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/mediawiki1.7/mediawiki1.7-math_1.7.1-9etch1_alpha.deb
        Size/MD5 checksum:   180506 526bd0d52438515635abc44afea9e618
    
    amd64 architecture (AMD x86_64 (AMD64))
    
      http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/mediawiki1.7/mediawiki1.7-math_1.7.1-9etch1_amd64.deb
        Size/MD5 checksum:   137638 b63b1cd4bc45683507e765b5af1aea12
    
    arm architecture (ARM)
    
      http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/mediawiki1.7/mediawiki1.7-math_1.7.1-9etch1_arm.deb
        Size/MD5 checksum:   140018 a9431b5e427703486a814ed2a7442d62
    
    hppa architecture (HP PA RISC)
    
      http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/mediawiki1.7/mediawiki1.7-math_1.7.1-9etch1_hppa.deb
        Size/MD5 checksum:    42988 0a7a434f0fcc81b7d8d5e80137ca6569
    
    i386 architecture (Intel ia32)
    
      http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/mediawiki1.7/mediawiki1.7-math_1.7.1-9etch1_i386.deb
        Size/MD5 checksum:   122238 cc04873698abdbf03011336f533c2b06
    
    ia64 architecture (Intel ia64)
    
      http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/mediawiki1.7/mediawiki1.7-math_1.7.1-9etch1_ia64.deb
        Size/MD5 checksum:   231730 e3201066e1de24dc9a13d284ea4b685f
    
    mips architecture (MIPS (Big Endian))
    
      http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/mediawiki1.7/mediawiki1.7-math_1.7.1-9etch1_mips.deb
        Size/MD5 checksum:    42978 e92b925866416643905a835ab0a5ae2b
    
    mipsel architecture (MIPS (Little Endian))
    
      http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/mediawiki1.7/mediawiki1.7-math_1.7.1-9etch1_mipsel.deb
        Size/MD5 checksum:    42986 8c6b53cdf4af706debdc7eed12ae585b
    
    powerpc architecture (PowerPC)
    
      http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/mediawiki1.7/mediawiki1.7-math_1.7.1-9etch1_powerpc.deb
        Size/MD5 checksum:   140584 47487edcc395a3a559e0d9eab8be653c
    
    sparc architecture (Sun SPARC/UltraSPARC)
    
      http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/mediawiki1.7/mediawiki1.7-math_1.7.1-9etch1_sparc.deb
        Size/MD5 checksum:   143132 5e59318af766a1ede67f62ffd1843597
    
    
      These files will probably be moved into the stable distribution on
      its next update.
    
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