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MediaWiki: Unspecified Security Vulnerability (CVE-2012-5391)

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MediaWiki: Unspecified Security Vulnerability (CVE-2012-5391)

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
06/02/2014
Created
07/25/2018
Added
08/24/2017
Modified
10/23/2019

Description

Session fixation vulnerability in Special:UserLogin in MediaWiki before 1.18.6, 1.19.x before 1.19.3, and 1.20.x before 1.20.1 allows remote attackers to hijack web sessions via the session_id.

Solution(s)

  • mediawiki-upgrade-latest

References

  • mediawiki-upgrade-latest

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