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MediaWiki: Improper Neutralization of Input During Web Page Generation ('Cross-site Scripting') (CVE-2014-2244)

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MediaWiki: Improper Neutralization of Input During Web Page Generation ('Cross-site Scripting') (CVE-2014-2244)

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)
Published
03/01/2014
Created
07/25/2018
Added
08/24/2017
Modified
10/23/2019

Description

Cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability in the formatHTML function in includes/api/ApiFormatBase.php in MediaWiki before 1.19.12, 1.20.x and 1.21.x before 1.21.6, and 1.22.x before 1.22.3 allows remote attackers to inject arbitrary web script or HTML via a crafted string located after http:// in the text parameter to api.php.

Solution(s)

  • mediawiki-upgrade-latest

References

  • mediawiki-upgrade-latest

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