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CVE-2015-2937 Detail

Current Description

MediaWiki before 1.19.24, 1.2x before 1.23.9, and 1.24.x before 1.24.2, when using HHVM or Zend PHP, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service ("quadratic blowup" and memory consumption) via an XML file containing an entity declaration with long replacement text and many references to this entity, a different vulnerability than CVE-2015-2942.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 7.1 HIGH
Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.9
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Medium
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): Complete
Additional Information:
Allows disruption of service

References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2015:200
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2015/04/01/1
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2015/04/07/3
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/73477
https://lists.wikimedia.org/pipermail/mediawiki-announce/2015-March/000175.html Patch Vendor Advisory
https://phabricator.wikimedia.org/T71210
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201510-05

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Resource Management Errors (CWE-399)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:mediawiki:mediawiki:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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1.19.23
 cpe:2.3:a:mediawiki:mediawiki:1.20:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:mediawiki:mediawiki:1.22.8:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:mediawiki:mediawiki:1.22.10:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2015-2937
NVD Published Date:
04/13/2015
NVD Last Modified:
12/07/2016