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CVE-2008-5250 Detail

Current Description

Cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability in MediaWiki before 1.6.11, 1.12.x before 1.12.2, and 1.13.x before 1.13.3, when Internet Explorer is used and uploads are enabled, or an SVG scripting browser is used and SVG uploads are enabled, allows remote authenticated users to inject arbitrary web script or HTML by editing a wiki page.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 3.5 LOW
Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:S/C:N/I:P/A:N) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 6.8


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Medium
Authentication (AU): Single
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): Partial
Availability (A): None
Additional Information:
Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Allows unauthorized modification

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Hyperlink Resource
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2009-02/msg00002.html
http://lists.wikimedia.org/pipermail/mediawiki-announce/2008-December/000080.html Patch Vendor Advisory
http://www.debian.org/security/2009/dsa-1901
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/32844
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2008-December/msg01256.html
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2008-December/msg01309.html

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Improper Neutralization of Input During Web Page Generation ('Cross-site Scripting') (CWE-79)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.3

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:/a:mediawiki:mediawiki:1.6.11
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 cpe:/a:mediawiki:mediawiki:1.12.0
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 cpe:/a:mediawiki:mediawiki:1.12.1
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 cpe:/a:mediawiki:mediawiki:1.13.0
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 cpe:/a:mediawiki:mediawiki:1.13.1
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 cpe:/a:mediawiki:mediawiki:1.13.2
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2008-5250
NVD Published Date:
12/19/2008
NVD Last Modified:
10/14/2009