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MediaWiki: Unspecified Security Vulnerability (CVE-2021-42049)

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MediaWiki: Unspecified Security Vulnerability (CVE-2021-42049)

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
09/29/2022
Created
10/03/2022
Added
10/03/2022
Modified
10/03/2022

Description

An issue was discovered in the Translate extension in MediaWiki through 1.36.2. Oversighters cannot undo revisions or oversight on pages where they suppressed information (such as PII). This allows oversighters to whitewash revisions.

Solution(s)

  • mediawiki-upgrade-latest

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