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Secunia Security Advisory 12692

Secunia Security Advisory 12692
Posted Oct 13, 2004
Authored by Secunia | Site secunia.com

Secunia Security Advisory - A vulnerability has been reported in MediaWiki, which can be exploited by malicious people to conduct cross-site scripting attacks.

tags | advisory, xss
MD5 | 37b6a8efbcd0b473be5d9bc248eb74fe

Secunia Security Advisory 12692

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TITLE:
MediaWiki "raw" Page Output Mode Cross-Site Scripting Vulnerability

SECUNIA ADVISORY ID:
SA12692

VERIFY ADVISORY:
http://secunia.com/advisories/12692/

CRITICAL:
Less critical

IMPACT:
Cross Site Scripting

WHERE:
>From remote

SOFTWARE:
MediaWiki 1.x
http://secunia.com/product/2546/

DESCRIPTION:
A vulnerability has been reported in MediaWiki, which can be
exploited by malicious people to conduct cross-site scripting
attacks.

The vulnerability is caused due to an input validation error in the
"raw" page output mode. This can be exploited to execute arbitrary
HTML and script code in a user's browser session in context of a
vulnerable site.

SOLUTION:
Update to version 1.3.5.
http://sourceforge.net/project/showfiles.php?group_id=34373

PROVIDED AND/OR DISCOVERED BY:
Reported by vendor.

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About:
This Advisory was delivered by Secunia as a free service to help
everybody keeping their systems up to date against the latest
vulnerabilities.

Subscribe:
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Definitions: (Criticality, Where etc.)
http://secunia.com/about_secunia_advisories/


Please Note:
Secunia recommends that you verify all advisories you receive by
clicking the link.
Secunia NEVER sends attached files with advisories.
Secunia does not advise people to install third party patches, only
use those supplied by the vendor.

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