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CVE-2015-8007 Detail

Description

The Echo extension for MediWiki does not properly implement the hideuser functionality, which allows remote authenticated users to see hidden usernames in "non-revision based" notifications, as demonstrated by viewing a hidden username in a Thanks notification.

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

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 4.0 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:P/I:N/A:N) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 8.0


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

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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1034028
https://lists.wikimedia.org/pipermail/mediawiki-announce/2015-October/000182.html Patch Vendor Advisory
https://phabricator.wikimedia.org/T110553 Vendor Advisory

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Information Leak / Disclosure (CWE-200)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:echo_project:echo:*:*:*:*:*:mediawiki:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2015-8007
NVD Published Date:
11/09/2015
NVD Last Modified:
11/10/2015