Debian: DSA-2596-1: mediawiki-extensions security update

    Date30 Dec 2012
    CategoryDebian
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    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    Thorsten Glaser discovered that the RSSReader extension for mediawiki, a website engine for collaborative work, does not properly escape tags in feeds. This could allow a malicious feed to inject JavaScript into the mediawiki pages.
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA-2596-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    http://www.debian.org/security/                        Jonathan Wiltshire
    December 30, 2012                      http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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    Package        : mediawiki-extensions
    Vulnerability  : cross-site scripting
    Problem type   : remote
    Debian-specific: no
    CVE ID         : not yet assigned
    Debian Bug     : 696179
    
    Thorsten Glaser discovered that the RSSReader extension for mediawiki, a
    website engine for collaborative work, does not properly escape tags in
    feeds. This could allow a malicious feed to inject JavaScript into the
    mediawiki pages.
    
    For the stable distribution (squeeze), this problem has been fixed in
    version 2.3squeeze2.
    
    For the testing distribution (wheezy), this problem will be fixed soon.
    
    For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in
    version 2.11.
    
    We recommend that you upgrade your mediawiki-extensions 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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