[Pkg-mediawiki-devel] Bug#508870: CVE-2008-5252: CSRF vulnerability affecting the Special:Import feature in MediaWiki

Raphael Geissert atomo64 at gmail.com
Tue Dec 16 04:50:30 UTC 2008

Package: mediawiki
Version: 1:1.7
Severity: grave
Tags: security patch


The following CVE (Common Vulnerabilities & Exposures) id was published for 

> * A CSRF vulnerability affecting the Special:Import feature, for all
> MediaWiki installations since the feature was introduced in 1.3.0.
> [CVE-2008-5252]

A patch fixing this and other issues can be found at [0].

If you fix the vulnerability please also make sure to include the CVE id in 
the changelog entry.

[1] http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2008-5252

Raphael Geissert - Debian Maintainer
www.debian.org - get.debian.net
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