[SECURITY] Fedora 19 Update: mediawiki-1.20.4-1.fc19

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Fedora Update Notification
2013-04-17 16:07:21

Name        : mediawiki
Product     : Fedora 19
Version     : 1.20.4
Release     : 1.fc19
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. Read the instructions for creating wiki instances under /usr/share/doc/mediawiki-1.20.4/README.RPM.
Remember to remove the config dir after completing the configuration.

Update Information:

* An internal review discovered that specially crafted Lua function
names could lead to XSS.

* Daniel Franke reported that during SVG parsing, MediaWiki failed to
prevent XML external entity (XXE) processing. This could lead to local
file disclosure, or potentially remote command execution in
environments that have enabled expect:// handling.

* Internal review also discovered that Special:Import, and
Extension:RSS failed to prevent XML external entity (XXE) processing.

  [ 1 ] Bug #952581 - mediawiki-1.20.4 is available

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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