Rapid7 Vulnerability & Exploit Database

MediaWiki: Improper Neutralization of Input During Web Page Generation ('Cross-site Scripting') (CVE-2008-5250)

Back to Search

MediaWiki: Improper Neutralization of Input During Web Page Generation ('Cross-site Scripting') (CVE-2008-5250)

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:S/C:N/I:P/A:N)
Published
12/19/2008
Created
07/25/2018
Added
08/24/2017
Modified
10/23/2019

Description

Cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability in MediaWiki before 1.6.11, 1.12.x before 1.12.2, and 1.13.x before 1.13.3, when Internet Explorer is used and uploads are enabled, or an SVG scripting browser is used and SVG uploads are enabled, allows remote authenticated users to inject arbitrary web script or HTML by editing a wiki page.

Solution(s)

  • mediawiki-upgrade-latest

References

  • mediawiki-upgrade-latest

With Rapid7 live dashboards, I have a clear view of all the assets on my network, which ones can be exploited, and what I need to do in order to reduce the risk in my environment in real-time. No other tool gives us that kind of value and insight.

– Scott Cheney, Manager of Information Security, Sierra View Medical Center

;