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Date: Tue, 16 Apr 2013 13:08:39 -0600
From: Kurt Seifried <kseifried@...hat.com>
To: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com
CC: Thijs Kinkhorst <thijs@...ian.org>, "Steven M. Christey" <coley@...re.org>
Subject: Re: CVE Request: MediaWiki Security Releases 1.20.4
 and 1.19.5

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On 04/16/2013 06:00 AM, Thijs Kinkhorst wrote:
> Hi all,
> 
> Please assign CVE names for the issues below in Mediawiki. The
> announcement contains references to bug numbers which have all the 
> details.

Unfortunately they were on a tight schedule and I was also busy on
other things so it didn't get done in time for the public announcement.

> 
> 
> Thanks, Thijs
> 
> ---------------------------- Original Message
> ---------------------------- Subject: [MediaWiki-announce]
> MediaWiki Security Release: 1.20.4 and 1.19.5 From:    "Chris
> Steipp" <csteipp@...imedia.org> Date:    Mon, April 15, 2013 22:37 
> To:      mediawiki-announce@...ts.wikimedia.org "MediaWiki-l"
> <mediawiki-l@...ts.wikimedia.org> "Wikimedia developers"
> <wikitech-l@...ts.wikimedia.org> 
> --------------------------------------------------------------------------
>
>  I would like to announce the release of MediaWiki 1.20.4 and
> 1.19.5. These releases fix 3 security related bugs that could
> affect users of MediaWiki. Download links are given at the end of
> this email.
> 
> * An internal review discovered that specially crafted Lua
> function names could lead to XSS. 
> <https://bugzilla.wikimedia.org/show_bug.cgi?id=46084>

This was assigned CVE-2013-1951

> * Daniel Franke reported that during SVG parsing, MediaWiki failed
> to prevent XML external entity (XXE) processing. This could lead to
> local file disclosure, or potentially remote command execution in 
> environments that have enabled expect:// handling. 
> <https://bugzilla.wikimedia.org/show_bug.cgi?id=46859>
> 
> * Internal review also discovered that Special:Import, and 
> Extension:RSS failed to prevent XML external entity (XXE)
> processing. <https://bugzilla.wikimedia.org/show_bug.cgi?id=47251>

As per this:

http://seclists.org/oss-sec/2013/q2/5

no CVE's were assigned for the XXE stuff, upstream agrees. Steven can
you confirm this is the correct action to take?

> Full release notes for 1.20.4: 
> <https://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Release_notes/1.20>
> 
> Full release notes for 1.19.5: 
> <https://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Release_notes/1.19>
> 
> For information about how to upgrade, see 
> <https://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Manual:Upgrading>
> 
> 
> **********************************************************************
>
> 
1.20.4
> **********************************************************************
>
> 
Download:
> http://download.wikimedia.org/mediawiki/1.20/mediawiki-1.20.4.tar.gz
>
>  Patch to previous version (1.20.3): 
> http://download.wikimedia.org/mediawiki/1.20/mediawiki-1.20.4.patch.gz
>
>  GPG signatures: 
> http://download.wikimedia.org/mediawiki/1.20/mediawiki-1.20.4.tar.gz.sig
>
> 
http://download.wikimedia.org/mediawiki/1.20/mediawiki-1.20.4.patch.gz.sig
> 
> Public keys: https://secure.wikimedia.org/keys.html
> 
> 
> **********************************************************************
>
> 
1.19.5
> **********************************************************************
>
> 
Download:
> http://download.wikimedia.org/mediawiki/1.19/mediawiki-1.19.5.tar.gz
>
>  Patch to previous version (1.19.4): 
> http://download.wikimedia.org/mediawiki/1.19/mediawiki-1.19.5.patch.gz
>
>  GPG signatures: 
> http://download.wikimedia.org/mediawiki/1.19/mediawiki-1.19.5.tar.gz.sig
>
> 
http://download.wikimedia.org/mediawiki/1.19/mediawiki-1.19.5.patch.gz.sig
> 
> Public keys: https://secure.wikimedia.org/keys.html
> 
> **********************************************************************
>
> 
Extension:RSS
> **********************************************************************
>
> 
Information and Download:
> https://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Extension:RSS
> 
> _______________________________________________ MediaWiki
> announcements mailing list To unsubscribe, go to: 
> https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/mediawiki-announce
> 


- -- 
Kurt Seifried Red Hat Security Response Team (SRT)
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