CVE-2013-4303

NameCVE-2013-4303
Descriptionincludes/libs/IEUrlExtension.php in the MediaWiki API in MediaWiki 1.19.x before 1.19.8, 1.20.x before 1.20.7, and 1.21.x before 1.21.2 does not properly detect extensions when there are an even number of "." (period) characters in a string, which allows remote attackers to conduct cross-site scripting (XSS) attacks via the siprop parameter in a query action to wiki/api.php.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub advisories/code/issues, web search, more)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
mediawiki (PTS)buster1:1.31.16-1+deb10u2fixed
buster (security)1:1.31.16-1+deb10u4fixed
bullseye1:1.35.4-1+deb11u2fixed
bullseye (security)1:1.35.8-1~deb11u1fixed
bookworm1:1.35.8-1.1fixed
sid1:1.39.0-1fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
mediawikisourcesqueeze(unfixed)end-of-life
mediawikisource(unstable)1:1.19.8+dfsg-1unimportant

Notes

https://bugzilla.wikimedia.org/show_bug.cgi?id=52746
IE6 lacks so many security features that this doesn't matter

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