Debian Security Advisory
DLA-2379-1 mediawiki -- LTS security update
- Date Reported:
- 25 Sep 2020
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2020-25813, CVE-2020-25814, CVE-2020-25827, CVE-2020-25828.
- More information:
Multiple security issues were discovered in MediaWiki, a website engine for collaborative work: SpecialUserRights could leak whether a user existed or not, multiple code paths lacked HTML sanitisation allowing for cross-site scripting and TOTP validation applied insufficient rate limiting against brute force attempts.
For Debian 9 stretch, these problems have been fixed in version 1:1.27.7-1~deb9u4.
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 LTS security advisories, how to apply these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be found at: https://wiki.debian.org/LTS