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MediaWiki Page Template Cross-Site Scripting Vulnerability Vulnerability Scan

Vulnerability Scan Summary
Checks for page template cross-site scripting vulnerability in MediaWiki

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test

Synopsis :

The remote web server contains a PHP script that is prone to cross-site
scripting attacks.

Description :

According to its version number, the version of Mediawiki installed on
the remote host is vulnerable to cross-site scripting attacks because of
its failure to sanitize input passed to certain HTML attributes by
including a template inside a style directive when editing an entry. An
attacker can leverage this flaw to inject arbitrary HTML and script code
to be executed by a user's browser within the context of an affected

See also :

Solution :

Upgrade to MediaWiki 1.3.13 or later if using 1.3 legacy series

otherwise, switch to 1.4.5 or later.

Threat Level:

Low / CVSS Base Score : 1

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