92490 : MediaWiki SVG Parsing XML External Entity (XXE) Data Parsing Remote Command Execution
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Disclosure Date
2013-04-15

Description

MediaWiki contains an XXE (Xml eXternal Entity) injection flaw in SVG parsing that is triggered during the parsing of XML data. The issue is due to an incorrectly configured XML parser accepting XML external entities from an untrusted source. By sending specially crafted XML data, a remote attacker can execute arbitrary commands and gain access to arbitrary files.

Classification

Location: Remote / Network Access
Attack Type: Input Manipulation
Impact: Loss of Confidentiality, Loss of Integrity
Solution: Upgrade
Exploit: Exploit Unknown
Disclosure: Vendor Verified
OSVDB: Web Related

Solution

It has been reported that this issue has been fixed. Upgrade to version 1.20.4, 1.19.5, or higher, to address this vulnerability.

Products

MediaWiki
MediaWiki
1.20.3
1.19.4

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