Debian: DSA-2753-1: mediawiki security update

    Date13 Sep 2013
    CategoryDebian
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    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    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.
    
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA-2753-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    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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