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Category:   Application (Forum/Board/Portal)  >   MediaWiki Vendors:   wikipedia.sourceforge.net
MediaWiki Discloses API Data for Other Sites to Remote Users
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1019535
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1019535
CVE Reference:   CVE-2008-1318   (Links to External Site)
Updated:  Mar 19 2008
Original Entry Date:  Mar 3 2008
Impact:   Disclosure of user information
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 1.11, 1.11.1
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in MediaWiki. A remote user can obtain API data from other sites.

A remote user can supply specially crafted JavaScript via the the API's callback parameter for JSON-formatted results to obtain API data for other sites.

Impact:   A remote user can obtain API data from other sites.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fixed version (1.11.2).
Vendor URL:  www.mediawiki.org/wiki/MediaWiki (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Access control error
Underlying OS:  Linux (Any), UNIX (Any), Windows (Any)

Message History:   None.


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