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MediaWiki: Cross-Site Request Forgery (CSRF) (CVE-2012-5394)

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MediaWiki: Cross-Site Request Forgery (CSRF) (CVE-2012-5394)

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
12/13/2013
Created
10/26/2019
Added
10/23/2019
Modified
10/23/2019

Description

Cross-site request forgery (CSRF) vulnerability in the CentralAuth extension for MediaWiki before 1.19.9, 1.20.x before 1.20.8, and 1.21.x before 1.21.3 allows remote attackers to hijack the authentication of users for requests that login via vectors involving image loading.

Solution(s)

  • mediawiki-upgrade-latest

References

  • mediawiki-upgrade-latest

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