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CVE-2012-1581 Detail

Current Description

MediaWiki 1.17.x before 1.17.3 and 1.18.x before 1.18.2 uses weak random numbers for password reset tokens, which makes it easier for remote attackers to change the passwords of arbitrary users.

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score: N/A
NVD score not yet provided.

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Hyperlink Resource
http://lists.wikimedia.org/pipermail/mediawiki-announce/2012-March/000109.html Vendor Advisory
http://lists.wikimedia.org/pipermail/mediawiki-announce/2012-March/000110.html Vendor Advisory
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2012/03/22/9
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2012/03/24/1
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/52689
https://bugzilla.wikimedia.org/show_bug.cgi?id=35078
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/78910

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-264 Permissions, Privileges, and Access Controls NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:mediawiki:mediawiki:1.17:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:a:mediawiki:mediawiki:1.17:beta_1:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:a:mediawiki:mediawiki:1.17.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:a:mediawiki:mediawiki:1.17.0:rc1:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:a:mediawiki:mediawiki:1.17.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:a:mediawiki:mediawiki:1.17.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)

Configuration 2 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:mediawiki:mediawiki:1.18:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:a:mediawiki:mediawiki:1.18:beta_1:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:a:mediawiki:mediawiki:1.18.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:a:mediawiki:mediawiki:1.18.0:rc1:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:a:mediawiki:mediawiki:1.18.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2012-1581
NVD Published Date:
09/09/2012
NVD Last Modified:
08/28/2017