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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2011-1766: MediaWiki: Multiple vulnerabilities

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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2011-1766: MediaWiki: Multiple vulnerabilities

Severity
6
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:N)
Published
05/23/2011
Created
07/25/2018
Added
10/30/2017
Modified
10/30/2017

Description

includes/User.php in MediaWiki before 1.16.5, when wgBlockDisablesLogin is enabled, does not clear certain cached data after verification of an auth token fails, which allows remote attackers to bypass authentication by creating crafted wikiUserID and wikiUserName cookies, or by leveraging an unattended workstation.

Solution(s)

  • gentoo-linux-upgrade-www-apps-mediawiki

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