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CVE-2015-6734 Detail

Current Description

Cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability in contrib/cssgen.php in the GeSHi, as used in the SyntaxHighlight_GeSHi extension and MediaWiki before 1.23.10, 1.24.x before 1.24.3, and 1.25.x before 1.25.2, allows remote attackers to inject arbitrary web script or HTML via unspecified vectors.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 4.3 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Medium
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): Partial
Availability (A): None
Additional Information:
Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Allows unauthorized modification

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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/76361
https://lists.wikimedia.org/pipermail/mediawiki-announce/2015-August/000179.html Vendor Advisory
https://phabricator.wikimedia.org/T108198
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201510-05

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Improper Neutralization of Input During Web Page Generation ('Cross-site Scripting') (CWE-79)

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-2015-6734
NVD Published Date:
09/01/2015
NVD Last Modified:
12/07/2016