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CVE-2007-1054 Detail

Current Description

Cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability in the AJAX features in index.php in MediaWiki 1.6.x through 1.9.2, when $wgUseAjax is enabled, allows remote attackers to inject arbitrary web script or HTML via a UTF-7 encoded value of the rs parameter, which is processed by Internet Explorer.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 6.8 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Medium
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Partial
Integrity (I): Partial
Availability (A): Partial
Additional Information:
Provides unauthorized access
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
Allows disruption of service

Evaluator Impact

Successful exploitation requires that "$wgUseAjax" is enabled

References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

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Hyperlink Resource
http://attrition.org/pipermail/vim/2007-February/001367.html Exploit
http://securityreason.com/securityalert/2274
http://sourceforge.net/project/shownotes.php?release_id=487921&group_id=34373
http://svn.wikimedia.org/svnroot/mediawiki/tags/REL1_9_3/phase3/RELEASE-NOTES
http://www.bugsec.com/articles.php?Security=24 Exploit
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/460596/100/0/threaded
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/0678
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/32586

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:mediawiki:mediawiki:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Up to (including)
1.8.2


Change History

3 change records found - show changes

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2007-1054
NVD Published Date:
02/21/2007
NVD Last Modified:
10/16/2018