MGASA-2021-0477 - Updated mediawiki packages fix security vulnerability

Publication date: 13 Oct 2021
URL: https://advisories.mageia.org/MGASA-2021-0477.html
Type: security
Affected Mageia releases: 8
CVE: CVE-2021-41798,
     CVE-2021-41799,
     CVE-2021-41800,
     CVE-2021-41801

XSS vulnerability in Special:Search. (CVE-2021-41798)
ApiQueryBacklinks can cause a full table scan. (CVE-2021-41799)
Fix PoolCounter protection of Special:Contributions. (CVE-2021-41800)
ReplaceText continues performing actions if the user no longer has the
correct permission (such as by being blocked). (CVE-2021-41801)

References:
- https://bugs.mageia.org/show_bug.cgi?id=29531
- https://www.debian.org/security/2021/dsa-4979
- https://lists.wikimedia.org/hyperkitty/list/[email protected]/thread/2IFS5CM2YV4VMSODPX3J2LFHKSEWVFV5/
- https://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/[email protected]/thread/QNEAI2T3Y65I55ZB6UE6RMC662RZTGRX/
- https://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2021-41798
- https://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2021-41799
- https://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2021-41800
- https://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2021-41801

SRPMS:
- 8/core/mediawiki-1.35.4-1.mga8