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MediaWiki: Permissions, Privileges, and Access Controls (CVE-2012-1581)

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MediaWiki: Permissions, Privileges, and Access Controls (CVE-2012-1581)

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)
Published
09/09/2012
Created
07/25/2018
Added
08/24/2017
Modified
10/23/2019

Description

MediaWiki 1.17.x before 1.17.3 and 1.18.x before 1.18.2 uses weak random numbers for password reset tokens, which makes it easier for remote attackers to change the passwords of arbitrary users.

Solution(s)

  • mediawiki-upgrade-latest

References

  • mediawiki-upgrade-latest

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