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CVE-2012-4382 Detail

Current Description

MediaWiki before 1.18.5, and 1.19.x before 1.19.2 does not properly protect user block metadata, which allows remote administrators to read a user block reason via a reblock attempt.

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

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2012-4382
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:
4.9 Medium
Vector:
CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:H/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N (legend)
Impact Score:
3.6
Exploitability Score:
1.2
CVSS Version 3 Metrics:
Attack Vector (AV):
Network
Attack Complexity (AC):
Low
Privileges Required (PR):
High
User Interaction (UI):
None
Scope (S):
Unchanged
Confidentiality (C):
High
Integrity (I):
None
Availability (A):
None
CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
4.0 MEDIUM
Vector:
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:P/I:N/A:N) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
2.9
Exploitability Subscore:
8.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Network exploitable
Access Complexity:
Low
Authentication:
Required to exploit
Impact Type:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information

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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; Patch; 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://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/T41823 Issue Tracking; Vendor Advisory External Source CONFIRM https://phabricator.wikimedia.org/T41823

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Information Leak / Disclosure (CWE-200)

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