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    Debian: DSA-4545-1: mediawiki security update

    Date 18 Oct 2019
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    Posted By LinuxSecurity Advisories
    It was discovered that the Special:Redirect functionality of MediaWiki, a website engine for collaborative work, could expose suppressed user names, resulting in an information leak.
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA-4545-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    https://www.debian.org/security/                       Moritz Muehlenhoff
    October 18, 2019                      https://www.debian.org/security/faq
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    Package        : mediawiki
    CVE ID         : CVE-2019-16738
    
    It was discovered that the Special:Redirect functionality of MediaWiki,
    a website engine for collaborative work, could expose suppressed user
    names, resulting in an information leak.
    
    For the oldstable distribution (stretch), this problem has been fixed
    in version 1:1.27.7-1~deb9u2.
    
    For the stable distribution (buster), this problem has been fixed in
    version 1:1.31.4-1~deb10u1.
    
    We recommend that you upgrade your mediawiki packages.
    
    For the detailed security status of mediawiki please refer to
    its security tracker page at:
    https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/mediawiki
    
    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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