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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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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

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

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

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-399 Resource Management Errors NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.3

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:/a:mediawiki:mediawiki
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1.19.23
 cpe:/a:mediawiki:mediawiki:1.20
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 cpe:/a:mediawiki:mediawiki:1.20.1
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 cpe:/a:mediawiki:mediawiki:1.20.2
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 cpe:/a:mediawiki:mediawiki:1.20.3
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 cpe:/a:mediawiki:mediawiki:1.20.4
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 cpe:/a:mediawiki:mediawiki:1.20.5
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 cpe:/a:mediawiki:mediawiki:1.20.6
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 cpe:/a:mediawiki:mediawiki:1.20.7
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 cpe:/a:mediawiki:mediawiki:1.20.8
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 cpe:/a:mediawiki:mediawiki:1.21
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 cpe:/a:mediawiki:mediawiki:1.21.1
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 cpe:/a:mediawiki:mediawiki:1.21.2
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 cpe:/a:mediawiki:mediawiki:1.21.3
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 cpe:/a:mediawiki:mediawiki:1.21.4
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 cpe:/a:mediawiki:mediawiki:1.21.5
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 cpe:/a:mediawiki:mediawiki:1.21.6
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 cpe:/a:mediawiki:mediawiki:1.21.7
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 cpe:/a:mediawiki:mediawiki:1.21.8
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 cpe:/a:mediawiki:mediawiki:1.21.9
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 cpe:/a:mediawiki:mediawiki:1.21.10
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 cpe:/a:mediawiki:mediawiki:1.21.11
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 cpe:/a:mediawiki:mediawiki:1.22.0
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 cpe:/a:mediawiki:mediawiki:1.22.1
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 cpe:/a:mediawiki:mediawiki:1.22.2
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 cpe:/a:mediawiki:mediawiki:1.22.3
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 cpe:/a:mediawiki:mediawiki:1.22.4
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 cpe:/a:mediawiki:mediawiki:1.22.5
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 cpe:/a:mediawiki:mediawiki:1.22.6
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 cpe:/a:mediawiki:mediawiki:1.22.7
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 cpe:/a:mediawiki:mediawiki:1.22.8
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 cpe:/a:mediawiki:mediawiki:1.22.9
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 cpe:/a:mediawiki:mediawiki:1.22.10
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 cpe:/a:mediawiki:mediawiki:1.22.11
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 cpe:/a:mediawiki:mediawiki:1.22.12
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 cpe:/a:mediawiki:mediawiki:1.22.13
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 cpe:/a:mediawiki:mediawiki:1.22.14
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 cpe:/a:mediawiki:mediawiki:1.22.15
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 cpe:/a:mediawiki:mediawiki:1.23.0
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 cpe:/a:mediawiki:mediawiki:1.23.1
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 cpe:/a:mediawiki:mediawiki:1.23.2
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 cpe:/a:mediawiki:mediawiki:1.23.3
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 cpe:/a:mediawiki:mediawiki:1.23.4
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 cpe:/a:mediawiki:mediawiki:1.23.5
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 cpe:/a:mediawiki:mediawiki:1.23.6
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 cpe:/a:mediawiki:mediawiki:1.23.7
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 cpe:/a:mediawiki:mediawiki:1.23.8
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 cpe:/a:mediawiki:mediawiki:1.24.0
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 cpe:/a:mediawiki:mediawiki:1.24.1
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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