CVE Reference: CVE-2011-1579

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CVE-2011-1579

Description:
The checkCss function in includes/Sanitizer.php in the wikitext parser in MediaWiki before 1.16.3 does not properly validate Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) token sequences, which allows remote attackers to conduct cross-site scripting (XSS) attacks or obtain sensitive information by using the \2f\2a and \2a\2f hex strings to surround CSS comments.

CVE Status:
Candidate

References:

XF
  http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/66738

SAID
  Secunia Advisory: SA44142

MLIST
  http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2011/04/13/15
  http://lists.wikimedia.org/pipermail/mediawiki-announce/2011-April/000096.html

FEDORA
  http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2011-April/058910.html
  http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2011-April/059232.html
  http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2011-April/059235.html
  http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2011-April/058588.html

DEBIAN
  http://www.debian.org/security/2011/dsa-2366

CONFIRM
  http://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Special:Code/MediaWiki/85856

BID
  47354


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