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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2013-4568

Incomplete blacklist vulnerability in Sanitizer::checkCss in MediaWiki before 1.19.9, 1.20.x before 1.20.8, and 1.21.x before 1.21.3 allows remote attackers to conduct cross-site scripting (XSS) attacks via certain non-ASCII characters in CSS, as demonstrated using variations of "expression" containing (1) full width characters or (2) IPA extensions, which are converted and rendered by Internet Explorer.
Publish Date : 2013-12-13 Last Update Date : 2016-12-30
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact None (There is no impact to the confidentiality of the system.)
Integrity Impact Partial (Modification of some system files or information is possible, but the attacker does not have control over what can be modified, or the scope of what the attacker can affect is limited.)
Availability Impact None (There is no impact to the availability of the system.)
Access Complexity Medium (The access conditions are somewhat specialized. Some preconditions must be satistified to exploit)
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Cross Site Scripting
CWE ID CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
DSA-2891-1 mediawiki - security update oval:org.mitre.oval:def:24466 unix
DSA-2891-2 -- mediawiki, mediawiki-extensions -- security update oval:org.mitre.oval:def:29025 unix
DSA-2891-3 -- mediawiki, mediawiki-extensions -- security update oval:org.mitre.oval:def:29092 unix
OVAL (Open Vulnerability and Assessment Language) definitions define exactly what should be done to verify a vulnerability or a missing patch. Check out the OVAL definitions if you want to learn what you should do to verify a vulnerability.

- Products Affected By CVE-2013-4568

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Mediawiki Mediawiki 1.19 Beta 2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Mediawiki Mediawiki 1.19 Beta 1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Mediawiki Mediawiki 1.19 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Mediawiki Mediawiki 1.19.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Mediawiki Mediawiki 1.19.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Mediawiki Mediawiki 1.19.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Mediawiki Mediawiki 1.19.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Mediawiki Mediawiki 1.19.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application Mediawiki Mediawiki 1.19.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application Mediawiki Mediawiki 1.19.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application Mediawiki Mediawiki 1.19.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 Application Mediawiki Mediawiki 1.19.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 Application Mediawiki Mediawiki 1.20 Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 Application Mediawiki Mediawiki 1.20.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 Application Mediawiki Mediawiki 1.20.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 Application Mediawiki Mediawiki 1.20.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
17 Application Mediawiki Mediawiki 1.20.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
18 Application Mediawiki Mediawiki 1.20.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
19 Application Mediawiki Mediawiki 1.20.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
20 Application Mediawiki Mediawiki 1.20.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
21 Application Mediawiki Mediawiki 1.21 Version Details Vulnerabilities
22 Application Mediawiki Mediawiki 1.21.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
23 Application Mediawiki Mediawiki 1.21.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Mediawiki Mediawiki 23

- References For CVE-2013-4568 CONFIRM
MLIST [MediaWiki-announce] 20131114 MediaWiki Security Release: 1.21.3, 1.20.8 and 1.19.9
BID 63761 Mediawiki CSS Tags CVE-2013-4568 HTML Injection Vulnerability Release Date:2014-04-08
FEDORA FEDORA-2013-21874
FEDORA FEDORA-2013-21856

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2013-4568

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