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

Date 30 Dec 2012
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Posted By LinuxSecurity 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.
https://www.debian.org/security/                        Jonathan Wiltshire
December 30, 2012                      https://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: https://www.debian.org/security/

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