[SECURITY] Fedora 19 Update: mediawiki-1.21.3-1.fc19

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Fedora Update Notification
2013-11-23 09:02:25

Name        : mediawiki
Product     : Fedora 19
Version     : 1.21.3
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-1.21.3/README.RPM.
Remember to remove the config dir after completing the configuration.

Update Information:

* Kevin Israel (Wikipedia user PleaseStand) identified and reported two vectors for injecting Javascript in CSS that bypassed MediaWiki's blacklist (CVE-2013-4567, CVE-2013-4568).

* Internal review while debugging a site issue discovered that MediaWiki and the CentralNotice extension were incorrectly setting cache headers when a user was autocreated, causing the user's session cookies to be cached, and returned to other users (CVE-2013-4572).

Additionally, the following extensions have been updated to fix security issues:

* CleanChanges: MediaWiki steward Teles reported that revision-deleted IP's are not correctly hidden when this extension is used (CVE-2013-4569).

* ZeroRatedMobileAccess: Tomasz Chlebowski reported an XSS vulnerability (CVE-2013-4573).

* CentralAuth: MediaWiki developer Platonides reported a login CSRF in CentralAuth (CVE-2012-5394).

* Tue Nov 19 2013 Michael Cronenworth <mike at cchtml.com> - 1.21.3-1
- New upstream release.
* Sat Oct  5 2013 Michael Cronenworth <mike at cchtml.com> - 1.21.2-2
- Packaging fixes. (#1006110, #1007377)
* Thu Sep  5 2013 Michael Cronenworth <mike at cchtml.com> - 1.21.2-1
- New upstream release.
* Sat Jul 27 2013 Michael Cronenworth <mike at cchtml.com> - 1.21.1-4
- Update mw-createinstance
* Wed Jul 10 2013 Michael Cronenworth <mike at cchtml.com> - 1.21.1-3
- Fix Obsoletes
* Tue Jul  9 2013 Michael Cronenworth <mike at cchtml.com> - 1.21.1-2
- Provide/Obsolete now included extensions (#967811)

  [ 1 ] Bug #1030987 - CVE-2013-4567 CVE-2013-4568 CVE-2013-4572 mediawiki: security releases 1.21.3, 1.20.8, and 1.19.9

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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