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MediaWiki: Improper Access Control (CVE-2012-4380)

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MediaWiki: Improper Access Control (CVE-2012-4380)

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)
Published
10/19/2017
Created
10/26/2019
Added
10/23/2019
Modified
10/23/2019

Description

MediaWiki before 1.18.5, and 1.19.x before 1.19.2 allows remote attackers to bypass GlobalBlocking extension IP address blocking and create an account via unspecified vectors.

Solution(s)

  • mediawiki-upgrade-latest

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