ESB-2017.2913 - [Debian] mediawiki: Multiple vulnerabilities 2017-11-16

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                               ESB-2017.2913
                         mediawiki security update
                             16 November 2017

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        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
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Product:           mediawiki
Publisher:         Debian
Operating System:  Debian GNU/Linux
Impact/Access:     Cross-site Scripting           -- Existing Account      
                   Access Confidential Data       -- Remote/Unauthenticated
                   Provide Misleading Information -- Existing Account      
                   Reduced Security               -- Remote/Unauthenticated
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:         CVE-2017-8815 CVE-2017-8814 CVE-2017-8812
                   CVE-2017-8811 CVE-2017-8810 CVE-2017-8809
                   CVE-2017-8808  

Original Bulletin: 
   http://www.debian.org/security/2017/dsa-4036

Comment: This advisory references vulnerabilities in products which run on 
         platforms other than Debian. It is recommended that administrators 
         running mediawiki check for an updated version of the software for 
         their operating system.

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Debian Security Advisory DSA-4036-1                   security@debian.org
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/

Mailing list: debian-security-announce@lists.debian.org
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