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Category:   Application (Forum/Board/Portal)  >   MediaWiki Vendors:   wikipedia.sourceforge.net
MediaWiki Input Validation Flaws Let Remote Authenticated Users Execute Arbitrary Shell Commands
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1029707
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1029707
CVE Reference:   CVE-2014-1610   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Feb 1 2014
Impact:   Execution of arbitrary code via network, User access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 1.22.x prior to 1.22.2, 1.21.x prior to 1.21.5, and 1.19.x prior to 1.19.11
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in MediaWiki. A remote authenticated user can execute arbitrary commands on the target system.

On systems with DjVu or PDF file upload support enabled, a remote authenticated user can send specially crafted parameter values to execute arbitrary shell commands on the target system.

The 'page' parameter 'of 'includes/media/DjVu.php' and some parameters of 'includes/media/PdfHandler_body.php', 'includes/media/Bitmap.php', and 'includes/media/ImageHandler.php' are affected.

Netanel Rubin from Check Point reported this vulnerability.

Impact:   A remote authenticated user can execute arbitrary commands on the target system.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix (1.19.11, 1.21.5, 1.22.2).

The vendor's advisory is available at:

http://lists.wikimedia.org/pipermail/mediawiki-announce/2014-January/000140.html

Vendor URL:  lists.wikimedia.org/pipermail/mediawiki-announce/2014-January/000140.html (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Input validation error
Underlying OS:  Linux (Any), UNIX (Any), Windows (Any)

Message History:   None.


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