[SECURITY] Fedora 12 Update: mediawiki-1.15.3-53.fc12

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Fedora Update Notification
2010-04-10 08:52:09

Name        : mediawiki
Product     : Fedora 12
Version     : 1.15.3
Release     : 53.fc12
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 is a security and bugfix release of MediaWiki 1.15.3.    Three security
issues are fixed in this update:    A CSS validation issue was discovered which
allows editors to display external images in wiki pages.    A data leakage
vulnerability was discovered in thumb.php which affects wikis which restrict
access to private files using img_auth.php, or some similar scheme.    MediaWiki
was found to be vulnerable to login CSRF. The upstrea authors recommend that all
public wikis should be upgraded if possible. The fix includes a breaking change
to the API login action. Any clients using it will need to be updated.

* Wed Apr  7 2010 Axel Thimm <Axel.Thimm at ATrpms.net> - 1.15.3-53
- Update to 1.15.3 (Fixes login CSRF vulnerability).
* Wed Mar 31 2010 Axel Thimm <Axel.Thimm at ATrpms.net> - 1.15.2-51
- Update to 1.15.2 (Fixes CSS validation issue and data leakage

  [ 1 ] Bug #571926 - CVE-2010-1189 CVE-2010-1190 MediaWiki: Two security fixes in v1.15.2

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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