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CVE-2015-8008 Detail

Current Description

The OAuth extension for MediaWiki improperly negotiates a new client token only over Special:OAuth/initiate, which allows attackers to bypass intended IP address access restrictions by making an API request with an existing token.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  12/29/2017      View Analysis Description

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2015-8008
Original release date:
12/29/2017
Last revised:
01/11/2018
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 3.0):
CVSS v3 Base Score:
7.5 High
Vector:
CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N (legend)
Impact Score:
3.6
Exploitability Score:
3.9
CVSS Version 3 Metrics:
Attack Vector (AV):
Network
Attack Complexity (AC):
Low
Privileges Required (PR):
None
User Interaction (UI):
None
Scope (S):
Unchanged
Confidentiality (C):
High
Integrity (I):
None
Availability (A):
None
CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
5.0 MEDIUM
Vector:
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
2.9
Exploitability Subscore:
10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Network exploitable
Access Complexity:
Low
Authentication:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2015-November/170961.html Issue Tracking; Third Party Advisory External Source FEDORA FEDORA-2015-97fe05f788
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2015-November/170979.html Issue Tracking; Third Party Advisory External Source FEDORA FEDORA-2015-ec6d598d3d
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2015-November/171007.html Issue Tracking; Third Party Advisory External Source FEDORA FEDORA-2015-24fe8b66c9
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2015/10/29/14 Issue Tracking; Mailing List; Third Party Advisory External Source MLIST [oss-security] 20151029 Re: CVE Request: MediaWiki 1.25.3, 1.24.4 and 1.23.11
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/77379 Third Party Advisory; VDB Entry External Source BID 77379
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1034028 Third Party Advisory; VDB Entry External Source SECTRACK 1034028
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1273353 Issue Tracking; Third Party Advisory External Source CONFIRM https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1273353
https://lists.wikimedia.org/pipermail/mediawiki-announce/2015-October/000182.html Issue Tracking; Third Party Advisory External Source MLIST [MediaWiki-announce] 20151016 Extension Security Release: OAuth, Echo, PageTriage
https://phabricator.wikimedia.org/T103022 Issue Tracking; Patch; Third Party Advisory External Source CONFIRM https://phabricator.wikimedia.org/T103022

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Improper Access Control (CWE-284)

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