Debian Security Advisory
DSA-4545-1 mediawiki -- security update
- Date Reported:
- 18 Oct 2019
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2019-16738.
- More information:
It was discovered that the Special:Redirect functionality of MediaWiki, a website engine for collaborative work, could expose suppressed user names, resulting in an information leak.
For the oldstable distribution (stretch), this problem has been fixed in version 1:1.27.7-1~deb9u2.
For the stable distribution (buster), this problem has been fixed in version 1:1.31.4-1~deb10u1.
We recommend that you upgrade your mediawiki packages.
For the detailed security status of mediawiki please refer to its security tracker page at: https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/mediawiki