CVE-2020-27957 Detail

Current Description

The RandomGameUnit extension for MediaWiki through 1.35 was not properly escaping various title-related data. When certain varieties of games were created within MediaWiki, their names or titles could be manipulated to generate stored XSS within the RandomGameUnit extension.


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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score:  5.4 MEDIUM
Vector:  CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:R/S:C/C:L/I:L/A:N


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Hyperlink Resource
https://gerrit.wikimedia.org/r/q/I497d2076038f75c9eb77e0e250f2af56f5bd2bfc Patch  Vendor Advisory 
https://phabricator.wikimedia.org/T266400 Exploit  Vendor Advisory 

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-79 Improper Neutralization of Input During Web Page Generation ('Cross-site Scripting') cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2020-27957
NVD Published Date:
10/27/2020
NVD Last Modified:
11/04/2020
Source:
MITRE