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.
"CWE-184: Incomplete Blacklist"
CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable; Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized modification
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[MediaWiki-announce] 20131114 MediaWiki Security Release: 1.21.3, 1.20.8 and 1.19.9