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CVE-2008-5688

Published: 19 December 2008

MediaWiki 1.8.1, and other versions before 1.13.3, when the wgShowExceptionDetails variable is enabled, sometimes provides the full installation path in a debugging message, which might allow remote attackers to obtain sensitive information via unspecified requests that trigger an uncaught exception.

Notes

AuthorNote
mdeslaur
installation path is known in ubuntu packages

Priority

Negligible

Status

Package Release Status
mediawiki
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
dapper Ignored
(end of life)
gutsy Ignored
(end of life, was needed)
hardy Ignored

intrepid Ignored

jaunty Not vulnerable
(1:1.13.3-1)
karmic Not vulnerable
(1:1.13.3-1)
upstream
Released (1.13.3)