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MediaWiki: Session Fixation (CVE-2013-4572)

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MediaWiki: Session Fixation (CVE-2013-4572)

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)
Published
02/06/2020
Created
02/13/2020
Added
02/12/2020
Modified
02/12/2020

Description

The CentralNotice extension for MediaWiki before 1.19.9, 1.20.x before 1.20.8, and 1.21.x before 1.21.3 sets the Cache-Control header to cache session cookies when a user is autocreated, which allows remote attackers to authenticate as the created user.

Solution(s)

  • mediawiki-upgrade-1_19_9
  • mediawiki-upgrade-1_20_8
  • mediawiki-upgrade-1_21_3

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