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Date: Tue, 12 Apr 2011 23:51:14 -0600
From: Kurt Seifried <>
Subject: Re: CVE request: mediawiki 1.16.3

BTW I submitted this as a bug for fedora:

My evil(ish) plan is to take over the mediawiki package for fedora and
then EPEL and then all the plugins. muahahaha! =).


On Tue, Apr 12, 2011 at 11:21 PM, Vincent Danen <> wrote:
> Mediawiki 1.16.3 has been released with three noted flaws:
> 1) XSS with IE <= 6 due to improper handling of uploaded file names
> 2) CSS validation error in wikitext parser
> 3) transwiki import neglects to perform access control checks
> Can CVE names be assigned to these issues?
> Thanks.
> --
> Vincent Danen / Red Hat Security Response Team

Kurt Seifried
skype: 1-703-879-3176

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