[SECURITY] Fedora 12 Update: mediawiki-1.15.4-54.fc12

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Fedora Update Notification
2010-07-06 16:25:31

Name        : mediawiki
Product     : Fedora 12
Version     : 1.15.4
Release     : 54.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 update fixes two vulnerabilities in mediawiki    CVE-2010-1647  Cross-site
scripting (XSS) vulnerability in MediaWiki 1.15 before 1.15.4 and 1.16 before
1.16 beta 3 allows remote attackers to inject arbitrary web script or HTML via
crafted Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) strings that are processed as script by
Internet Explorer.    CVE-2010-1648  Cross-site request forgery (CSRF)
vulnerability in the login interface in MediaWiki 1.15 before 1.15.4 and 1.16
before 1.16 beta 3 allows remote attackers to hijack the authentication of users
for requests that (1) create accounts or (2) reset passwords, related to the
Special:Userlogin form.    There is also a minor bug fixed which prevented the
use of mediawiki w/o php.

* Mon Jul  5 2010 Axel Thimm <Axel.Thimm at ATrpms.net> - 1.15.4-54
- Update to 1.5.14 (Fixes CVE-2010-1647 CVE-2010-1648).
- Change BR php to php-common (RH bug #549822).

  [ 1 ] Bug #601881 - CVE-2010-1647 CVE-2010-1648 mediawiki: multiple vulnerabilities fixed in 1.15.4/1.16b3

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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