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CVE-2015-6728 Detail

Description

The ApiBase::getWatchlistUser function in MediaWiki before 1.23.10, 1.24.x before 1.24.3, and 1.25.x before 1.25.2 does not perform token comparison in constant time, which allows remote attackers to guess the watchlist token and bypass CSRF protection via a timing attack.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  09/01/2015

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 7.5 HIGH
Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Partial
Integrity (I): Partial
Availability (A): Partial
Additional Information:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
Allows unauthorized modification
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2015-August/165193.html
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2015/08/12/6
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2015/08/27/6
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/76334
https://lists.wikimedia.org/pipermail/mediawiki-announce/2015-August/000179.html Vendor Advisory
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201510-05

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Cross-Site Request Forgery (CSRF) (CWE-352)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:mediawiki:mediawiki:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Up to (including)
1.23.9
 cpe:2.3:a:mediawiki:mediawiki:1.24.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:mediawiki:mediawiki:1.24.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:mediawiki:mediawiki:1.24.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:mediawiki:mediawiki:1.25.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:mediawiki:mediawiki:1.25.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2015-6728
NVD Published Date:
09/01/2015
NVD Last Modified:
12/07/2016