Debian Security Advisory

DLA-3148-1 mediawiki -- LTS security update

Date Reported:
12 Oct 2022
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2022-41765, CVE-2022-41767.
More information:

Several security vulnerabilities were discovered in mediawiki, a website engine for collaborative work.

  • CVE-2022-41765

    The HTMLUserTextField exposes existence of hidden users

  • CVE-2022-41767

    The reassignEdits maintenance script does not update results in an IP range check on Special:Contributions

For Debian 10 buster, these problems have been fixed in version 1:1.31.16-1+deb10u4.

We recommend that you upgrade your mediawiki packages.

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

Further information about Debian LTS security advisories, how to apply these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be found at: