Debian Security Advisory

DLA-2379-3 mediawiki -- LTS security update

Date Reported:
21 Nov 2020
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
No other external database security references currently available.
More information:

The update of mediawiki released as DLA-2379-2 contained a defect in the patch for CVE-2020-25827 which resulted from a possible use of an uninitialized variable. Updated mediawiki packages are now available to correct this issue.

For Debian 9 stretch, this problem has been fixed in version 1:1.27.7-1~deb9u6.

We recommend that you upgrade your mediawiki packages.

For the detailed security status of mediawiki please refer to its security tracker page at:

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