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CVE-2015-8001 Detail

Description

The chunked upload API (ApiUpload) in MediaWiki before 1.23.11, 1.24.x before 1.24.4, and 1.25.x before 1.25.3 does not restrict the uploaded data to the claimed file size, which allows remote authenticated users to cause a denial of service via a chunk that exceeds the file size.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  11/09/2015

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 3.5 LOW
Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:S/C:N/I:N/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 6.8


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

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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1034028
https://lists.wikimedia.org/pipermail/mediawiki-announce/2015-October/000181.html Patch Vendor Advisory
https://phabricator.wikimedia.org/T91203 Vendor Advisory

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Improper Access Control (CWE-284)

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)
1.23.10
 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:1.24.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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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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 cpe:2.3:a:mediawiki:mediawiki:1.25.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2015-8001
NVD Published Date:
11/09/2015
NVD Last Modified:
11/10/2015