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CVE-2015-8624 Detail

Current Description

The User::matchEditToken function in includes/User.php in MediaWiki before 1.23.12, 1.24.x before 1.24.5, 1.25.x before 1.25.4, and 1.26.x before 1.26.1 does not perform token comparison in constant time before determining if a debugging message should be logged, which allows remote attackers to guess the edit token and bypass CSRF protection via a timing attack, a different vulnerability than CVE-2015-8623.

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score: 8.8 HIGH
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2015/12/21/8 Mailing List Patch Third Party Advisory
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2015/12/23/7 Mailing List Patch Third Party Advisory
https://lists.wikimedia.org/pipermail/mediawiki-announce/2015-December/000186.html Patch Release Notes Vendor Advisory
https://phabricator.wikimedia.org/T119309 Patch Third Party Advisory

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-352 Cross-Site Request Forgery (CSRF) NIST  

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)
1.23.11
 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:1.24.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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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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 cpe:2.3:a:mediawiki:mediawiki:1.25.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:mediawiki:mediawiki:1.26.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2015-8624
NVD Published Date:
03/23/2017
NVD Last Modified:
03/27/2017