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    Debian: DSA-4036-1: mediawiki security update

    Date 15 Nov 2017
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    Multiple security vulnerabilities have been discovered in MediaWiki, a website engine for collaborative work: CVE-2017-8808
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA-4036-1                   [email protected]
    https://www.debian.org/security/                       Moritz Muehlenhoff
    November 15, 2017                     https://www.debian.org/security/faq
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    Package        : mediawiki
    CVE ID         : CVE-2017-8808 CVE-2017-8809 CVE-2017-8810 CVE-2017-8811 
                     CVE-2017-8812 CVE-2017-8814 CVE-2017-8815
    
    Multiple security vulnerabilities have been discovered in MediaWiki, a
    website engine for collaborative work:
    
    CVE-2017-8808
    
        Cross-site-scripting with non-standard URL escaping and
        $wgShowExceptionDetails disabled.
    
    CVE-2017-8809
    
        Reflected file download in API.
    
    CVE-2017-8810
    
        On private wikis the login form didn't distinguish between
        login failure due to bad username and bad password.
    
    CVE-2017-8811
    
        It was possible to mangle HTML via raw message parameter
        expansion.
    
    CVE-2017-8812
    
        id attributes in headlines allowed raw '>'.
    
    CVE-2017-8814
    
        Language converter could be tricked into replacing text inside tags.
    
    CVE-2017-8815
    
        Unsafe attribute injection via glossary rules in language converter.
    
    For the stable distribution (stretch), these problems have been fixed in
    version 1:1.27.4-1~deb9u1.
    
    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: https://www.debian.org/security/
    
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