Bug 2009507 (CVE-2021-41798) - CVE-2021-41798 mediawiki: Cross-site scripting (XSS) in Special:Search
Summary: CVE-2021-41798 mediawiki: Cross-site scripting (XSS) in Special:Search
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Status: CLOSED NOTABUG
Alias: CVE-2021-41798
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
medium
medium
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
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Depends On: 2010198
Blocks: 2009518
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
 
Reported: 2021-09-30 19:50 UTC by Pedro Sampaio
Modified: 2021-10-04 07:44 UTC (History)
12 users (show)

Fixed In Version: mediawiki 1.31.16, mediawiki 1.35.4, mediawiki 1.36.2
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Cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability was found in mediawiki. Due to insufficient sanitization of user-supplied data in Special:Search function a remote attacker can permanently inject and execute arbitrary HTML and script code in user's browser in context of vulnerable website.
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Last Closed: 2021-10-02 00:21:08 UTC


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Description Pedro Sampaio 2021-09-30 19:50:31 UTC
A flaw was found in Mediawiki before 1.31.16, 1.35.4 and 1.36.2. A cross-site scripting vulnerability in Special:Search may lead to remote code execution in the victim's browser via a malicious link.

References:

https://lists.wikimedia.org/hyperkitty/list/mediawiki-announce@lists.wikimedia.org/message/2IFS5CM2YV4VMSODPX3J2LFHKSEWVFV5/
https://phabricator.wikimedia.org/T285515

Comment 2 juneau 2021-10-01 14:24:39 UTC
OSD notaffected per parent OCP.

Comment 3 Product Security DevOps Team 2021-10-02 00:21:08 UTC
This bug is now closed. Further updates for individual products will be reflected on the CVE page(s):

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2021-41798

Comment 4 Przemyslaw Roguski 2021-10-04 07:44:19 UTC
Created mediawiki tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-all [bug 2010198]


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