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MediaWiki: Improper Neutralization of Input During Web Page Generation ('Cross-site Scripting') (CVE-2013-2031)

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MediaWiki: Improper Neutralization of Input During Web Page Generation ('Cross-site Scripting') (CVE-2013-2031)

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)
Published
11/18/2013
Created
10/26/2019
Added
10/23/2019
Modified
10/23/2019

Description

MediaWiki before 1.19.6 and 1.20.x before 1.20.5 allows remote attackers to conduct cross-site scripting (XSS) attacks, as demonstrated by a CDATA section containing valid UTF-7 encoded sequences in a SVG file, which is then incorrectly interpreted as UTF-8 by Chrome and Firefox.

Solution(s)

  • mediawiki-upgrade-latest

References

  • mediawiki-upgrade-latest

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