DescriptionAn issue was discovered in Wikimedia Parsoid before 0.11.1 and 0.12.x before 0.12.2. An attacker can send crafted wikitext that Utils/WTUtils.php will transform by using a <meta> tag, bypassing sanitization steps, and potentially allowing for XSS.
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
bullseye (security), bullseye1:1.35.8-1~deb11u1fixed
bookworm, sid1:1.39.1-2fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
mediawikisourcestretch(not affected)
mediawikisourcebuster(not affected)


[buster] - mediawiki <not-affected> (Only applies to 1.35 and later)
[stretch] - mediawiki <not-affected> (Only applies to 1.35 and later)

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