Wikimedia mediawiki-extensions-I18nTags Unlike Parser I18nTags_body.php cross site scripting

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A vulnerability was found in Wikimedia mediawiki-extensions-I18nTags (Content Management System) (the affected version is unknown) and classified as problematic. This issue affects an unknown code of the file I18nTags_body.php of the component Unlike Parser. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a cross site scripting vulnerability. Using CWE to declare the problem leads to CWE-79. The product does not neutralize or incorrectly neutralizes user-controllable input before it is placed in output that is used as a web page that is served to other users. Impacted is integrity.

The weakness was published 01/05/2023 as b4bc3cbbb099eab50cf2b544cf577116f1867b94. The advisory is shared at The identification of this vulnerability is CVE-2018-25065. It demands that the victim is doing some kind of user interaction. Technical details are known, but no exploit is available. MITRE ATT&CK project uses the attack technique T1059.007 for this issue.

By approaching the search of inurl:I18nTags_body.php it is possible to find vulnerable targets with Google Hacking.

Applying the patch b4bc3cbbb099eab50cf2b544cf577116f1867b94 is able to eliminate this problem. The bugfix is ready for download at The advisory contains the following remark:

Unlike parser functions, tag functions' output is unescaped by default.






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VulDB Meta Base Score: 4.4
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Class: Cross site scripting
CWE: CWE-79 / CWE-74 / CWE-707

Local: No
Remote: Yes

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Status: Not defined
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Patch: b4bc3cbbb099eab50cf2b544cf577116f1867b94


01/05/2023 🔍
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Advisory: b4bc3cbbb099eab50cf2b544cf577116f1867b94
Status: Confirmed

CVE: CVE-2018-25065 (🔍)


Created: 01/05/2023 10:22 AM
Updated: 01/28/2023 03:04 PM
Changes: 01/05/2023 10:22 AM (43), 01/28/2023 02:59 PM (2), 01/28/2023 03:04 PM (28)
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