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Bug 829302 (CVE-2021-44854, CVE-2021-44856, CVE-2021-44857, CVE-2021-44858, CVE-2021-45038)

Summary: <www-apps/mediawiki-{1.36.3,1.37.1}: multiple vulnerabilities
Product: Gentoo Security Reporter: John Helmert III <ajak>
Component: VulnerabilitiesAssignee: Gentoo Security <security>
Status: IN_PROGRESS ---    
Severity: minor CC: fordfrog, web-apps
Priority: Normal    
Version: unspecified   
Hardware: All   
OS: Linux   
Whiteboard: B3 [glsa?]
Package list:
Runtime testing required: ---
Bug Depends on: 829303    
Bug Blocks:    

Description John Helmert III archtester Gentoo Infrastructure gentoo-dev Security 2021-12-15 23:35:15 UTC
"== Security fixes ==
* (T292763. CVE-2021-44854) REST API incorrectly publicly caches
autocomplete search results from private wikis.
* (T271037, CVE-2021-44856) Title blocked in AbuseFilter can be created via
* (T297322, CVE-2021-44857) Unauthorized users can use action=mcrundo to
replace the content of arbitrary pages.
* (T297322, CVE-2021-44858) Unauthorized users can view contents of private
wikis using various actions.
* (T297574, CVE-2021-45038) Unauthorized users can access private wiki
contents using rollback action"

Please stabilize 1.36.3.
Comment 1 Larry the Git Cow gentoo-dev 2021-12-16 07:56:09 UTC
The bug has been referenced in the following commit(s):

commit 4e81c7c466f2b013ac04c94c28436e919b9601de
Author:     Miroslav Šulc <>
AuthorDate: 2021-12-16 07:55:59 +0000
Commit:     Miroslav Šulc <>
CommitDate: 2021-12-16 07:55:59 +0000

    www-apps/mediawiki: removed obsolete and vulnerable 1.36.2
    Package-Manager: Portage-3.0.30, Repoman-3.0.3
    Signed-off-by: Miroslav Šulc <>

 www-apps/mediawiki/Manifest                |  1 -
 www-apps/mediawiki/mediawiki-1.36.2.ebuild | 86 ------------------------------
 2 files changed, 87 deletions(-)
Comment 2 Miroslav Šulc gentoo-dev 2021-12-16 07:56:31 UTC
the tree is clean now, you can proceed.
Comment 3 John Helmert III archtester Gentoo Infrastructure gentoo-dev Security 2021-12-16 16:16:00 UTC
Thank you!