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CVE-2012-4379 Detail

Current Description

MediaWiki before 1.18.5, and 1.19.x before 1.19.2 does not send a restrictive X-Frame-Options HTTP header, which allows remote attackers to conduct clickjacking attacks via an embedded API response in an IFRAME element.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  10/19/2017      View Analysis Description

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2012-4379
Original release date:
10/19/2017
Last revised:
10/31/2017
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 3.0):
CVSS v3 Base Score:
6.5 Medium
Vector:
CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:H/A:N (legend)
Impact Score:
3.6
Exploitability Score:
2.8
CVSS Version 3 Metrics:
Attack Vector (AV):
Network
Attack Complexity (AC):
Low
Privileges Required (PR):
None
User Interaction (UI):
Required
Scope (S):
Unchanged
Confidentiality (C):
None
Integrity (I):
High
Availability (A):
None
CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
4.3 MEDIUM
Vector:
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
2.9
Exploitability Subscore:
8.6
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Network exploitable - Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Access Complexity:
Medium
Authentication:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
Allows unauthorized modification

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2012/08/31/10 Mailing List; Patch; Third Party Advisory External Source MLIST [oss-security] 20120831 Re: CVE Request -- MediaWiki 1.19.2 and 1.18.5 multiple security flaws
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2012/08/31/6 Mailing List; Third Party Advisory External Source MLIST [oss-security] 20120831 CVE Request -- MediaWiki 1.19.2 and 1.18.5 multiple security flaws
https://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=686330 Issue Tracking; Third Party Advisory External Source MISC https://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=686330
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=853426 Issue Tracking; Patch External Source CONFIRM https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=853426
https://lists.wikimedia.org/pipermail/mediawiki-announce/2012-August/000119.html Patch; Vendor Advisory External Source MLIST [MediaWiki-announce] 20120831 MediaWiki security release: 1.19.2 and 1.18.5
https://phabricator.wikimedia.org/T41180 Issue Tracking; Vendor Advisory External Source CONFIRM https://phabricator.wikimedia.org/T41180

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Improper Access Control (CWE-284)

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