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Date: Thu, 3 Feb 2011 11:10:22 -0500 (EST)
From: Josh Bressers <>
Cc: coley <>
Subject: Re: CVE request: Server-side arbitrary script
 inclusion vulnerability in MediaWiki <=1.16.1

Please use CVE-2011-0537



----- Original Message -----
> Greetings,
> MediaWiki 1.16.2 was just released as a security update for two
> vulnerabilities. One already has a CVE, but this one still needs one:
> "An arbitrary script inclusion vulnerability was discovered. The
> vulnerability only allows execution of files with names ending in
> ".php" which are already present in the local filesystem. Only servers
> running Microsoft Windows and possibly Novell Netware are affected.
> Despite these mitigating factors, all users are advised to upgrade,
> since there is a risk of complete server compromise. MediaWiki 1.8.0
> and later is affected. For more details, see bug 27094"
> Thanks,
> ~reed
> --
> Reed Loden

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