Fedora 21 Update: mediawiki-1.24.2-2.fc21

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Fedora Update Notification
2015-05-22 14:03:06

Name        : mediawiki
Product     : Fedora 21
Version     : 1.24.2
Release     : 2.fc21
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/README.RPM.
Remember to remove the config dir after completing the configuration.

Update Information:

Less restrictive requires on webserver and php engine.

* Thu May 21 2015 Michael Cronenworth <mike at cchtml.com> - 1.24.2-2
- Less restrictive requires on webserver and php engine (rhbz#1223712)
* Wed Apr  1 2015 Michael Cronenworth <mike at cchtml.com> - 1.24.2-1
- Update to 1.24.2
- (bug T85848, bug T71210) SECURITY: Don't parse XMP blocks that contain XML entities, to prevent various DoS attacks.
- (bug T85848) SECURITY: Don't allow directly calling Xml::isWellFormed, to reduce likelihood of DoS.
- (bug T88310) SECURITY: Always expand xml entities when checking SVG's.
- (bug T73394) SECURITY: Escape > in Html::expandAttributes to prevent XSS.
- (bug T85855) SECURITY: Don't execute another user's CSS or JS on preview.
- (bug T64685) SECURITY: Allow setting maximal password length to prevent DoS when using PBKDF2.
- (bug T85349, bug T85850, bug T86711) SECURITY: Multiple issues fixed in SVG filtering to prevent XSS and protect viewer's privacy.
- Fix case of SpecialAllPages/SpecialAllMessages in SpecialPageFactory to fix loading these special pages when $wgAutoloadAttemptLowercase is false.
- (bug T70087) Fix Special:ActiveUsers page for installations using PostgreSQL.
- (bug T76254) Fix deleting of pages with PostgreSQL. Requires a schema change and running update.php to fix.
* Thu Dec 18 2014 Michael Cronenworth <mike at cchtml.com> - 1.24.1-1
- Update to 1.24.1
- (bug T76686) [SECURITY] thumb.php outputs wikitext message as raw HTML, which could lead to xss. Permission to edit MediaWiki namespace is required to exploit this.
- (bug T77028) [SECURITY] Malicious site can bypass CORS restrictions in $wgCrossSiteAJAXdomains in API calls if it only included an allowed domain as part of its name.
- (bug T74222) The original patch for T74222 was reverted as unnecessary.
- Fixed a couple of entries in RELEASE-NOTES-1.24.
- (bug T76168) OutputPage: Add accessors for some protected properties.
- (bug T74834) Make 1.24 branch directly installable under PostgreSQL.
* Fri Nov 28 2014 Michael Cronenworth <mike at cchtml.com> - 1.24.0-1
- Update to 1.24.0
- Release notes: http://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Release_notes/1.24

  [ 1 ] Bug #1223712 - Strong dependancy to mod_php and httpd

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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