[SECURITY] Fedora 11 Update: mediawiki-1.15.1-48.fc11

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Fedora Update Notification
2009-07-19 03:26:46

Name        : mediawiki
Product     : Fedora 11
Version     : 1.15.1
Release     : 48.fc11
URL         : http://www.mediawiki.org/
Summary     : A wiki engine
Description :
MediaWiki is the software used for Wikipedia and the other Wikimedia
Foundation websites. Compared to other wikis, it has an excellent
range of features and support for high-traffic websites using multiple

This package supports wiki farms. Copy /var/www/wiki over to the
desired wiki location and configure it through the web
interface. Remember to remove the config dir after completing the

Update Information:

This update upgrades mediawiki code to 1.15.1 and fixes some path references.
Upstream comments:  This is a security and bugfix release of MediaWiki 1.15.1
and 1.14.1.    A cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability was discovered. Only
versions 1.14.0, 1.15.0 and release candidates for those releases are affected.

* Mon Jul 13 2009 Axel Thimm <Axel.Thimm at ATrpms.net> - 1.15.1-48
- Update to 1.15.1 (Fixes XSS vulnerability).
* Sat Jul 11 2009 Axel Thimm <Axel.Thimm at ATrpms.net> - 1.15.0-47
- Fix api.php breakage.
* Sat Jun 13 2009 Axel Thimm <Axel.Thimm at ATrpms.net> - 1.15.0-46
- Update to 1.15.0.
* Thu Apr 16 2009 S390x secondary arch maintainer <fedora-s390x at lists.fedoraproject.org>
- ExcludeArch sparc64, s390, s390x as we don't have OCaml on those archs
  (added sparc64 per request from the sparc maintainer)

  [ 1 ] Bug #484855 - mediawiki api.php has bad path
  [ 2 ] Bug #494362 - maintenance scripts fail
  [ 3 ] Bug #494880 - Uploading fails

This update can be installed with the "yum" update program.  Use 
su -c 'yum update mediawiki' at the command line.
For more information, refer to "Managing Software with yum",
available at http://docs.fedoraproject.org/yum/.

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