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Bug 903622 (CVE-2020-36649) - <www-apps/mediawiki-{1.38.6,1.39.3}: multiple vulnerabilities
Summary: <www-apps/mediawiki-{1.38.6,1.39.3}: multiple vulnerabilities
Alias: CVE-2020-36649
Product: Gentoo Security
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Vulnerabilities (show other bugs)
Hardware: All Linux
: Normal minor (vote)
Assignee: Gentoo Security
Whiteboard: B3 [glsa?]
Depends on: 903626
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Reported: 2023-03-31 04:18 UTC by John Helmert III
Modified: 2023-04-30 22:39 UTC (History)
2 users (show)

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Description John Helmert III archtester Gentoo Infrastructure gentoo-dev Security 2023-03-31 04:18:56 UTC
CVE-2020-36649 (

A vulnerability was found in mholt PapaParse up to 5.1.x. It has been classified as problematic. Affected is an unknown function of the file papaparse.js. The manipulation leads to inefficient regular expression complexity. Upgrading to version 5.2.0 is able to address this issue. The name of the patch is 235a12758cd77266d2e98fd715f53536b34ad621. It is recommended to upgrade the affected component. The identifier of this vulnerability is VDB-218004.

A couple others with CVEs pending:

* (T285159, CVE-2023-PENDING) SECURITY: X-Forwarded-For header allows
brute-forcing autoblocked IP addresses.
* (T330086, CVE-2023-PENDING) SECURITY: OATHAuth allows replay attacks when
MediaWiki is configured without ObjectCache; Insecure Default Configuration.

Please bump to MediaWiki-1.38.6 and 1.39.3.
Comment 1 Miroslav Šulc gentoo-dev 2023-04-01 17:55:00 UTC
the tree is clean now, you can proceed.
Comment 2 John Helmert III archtester Gentoo Infrastructure gentoo-dev Security 2023-04-30 22:39:11 UTC