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<?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?>
<!DOCTYPE glsa SYSTEM "http://www.gentoo.org/dtd/glsa.dtd">
<glsa id="200507-18">
  <title>MediaWiki: Cross-site scripting vulnerability</title>
  <synopsis>
    MediaWiki is vulnerable to a cross-site scripting attack that could allow
    arbitrary JavaScript code execution.
  </synopsis>
  <product type="ebuild">mediawiki</product>
  <announced>2005-07-20</announced>
  <revised>2005-08-11: 03</revised>
  <bug>99132</bug>
  <access>remote</access>
  <affected>
    <package name="www-apps/mediawiki" auto="yes" arch="*">
      <unaffected range="ge">1.4.6</unaffected>
      <vulnerable range="lt">1.4.6</vulnerable>
    </package>
  </affected>
  <background>
    <p>
    MediaWiki is a collaborative editing software, used by big projects
    like Wikipedia.
    </p>
  </background>
  <description>
    <p>
    MediaWiki fails to escape a parameter in the page move template
    correctly.
    </p>
  </description>
  <impact type="low">
    <p>
    By enticing a user to visit a specially crafted URL, a remote attacker
    could exploit this vulnerability to inject malicious JavaScript code
    that will be executed in a user's browser session in the context of the
    vulnerable site.
    </p>
  </impact>
  <workaround>
    <p>
    There is no known workaround at this time.
    </p>
  </workaround>
  <resolution>
    <p>
    All MediaWiki users should upgrade to the latest available version:
    </p>
    <code>
    # emerge --sync
    # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose "&gt;=www-apps/mediawiki-1.4.7"</code>
  </resolution>
  <references>
    <uri link="https://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CAN-2005-2396">CAN-2005-2396</uri>
    <uri link="https://sourceforge.net/project/shownotes.php?release_id=342530">MediaWiki Release Notes</uri>
  </references>
  <metadata tag="requester" timestamp="2005-07-18T07:34:17Z">
    koon
  </metadata>
  <metadata tag="bugReady" timestamp="2005-07-18T07:34:40Z">
    koon
  </metadata>
  <metadata tag="submitter" timestamp="2005-07-18T07:59:14Z">
    DerCorny
  </metadata>
</glsa>