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MediaWiki: Unspecified Security Vulnerability (CVE-2012-4885)

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MediaWiki: Unspecified Security Vulnerability (CVE-2012-4885)

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

Description

The wikitext parser in MediaWiki 1.17.x before 1.17.3 and 1.18.x before 1.18.2 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (infinite loop) via certain input, as demonstrated by the padleft function.

Solution(s)

  • mediawiki-upgrade-latest

References

  • mediawiki-upgrade-latest

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