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MediaWiki: Improper Authentication (CVE-2014-2665)

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MediaWiki: Improper Authentication (CVE-2014-2665)

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:P/I:N/A:N)
Published
04/19/2014
Created
07/25/2018
Added
08/24/2017
Modified
10/23/2019

Description

includes/specials/SpecialChangePassword.php in MediaWiki before 1.19.14, 1.20.x and 1.21.x before 1.21.8, and 1.22.x before 1.22.5 does not properly handle a correctly authenticated but unintended login attempt, which makes it easier for remote authenticated users to obtain sensitive information by arranging for a victim to login to the attacker's account, as demonstrated by tracking the victim's activity, related to a "login CSRF" issue.

Solution(s)

  • mediawiki-upgrade-latest

References

  • mediawiki-upgrade-latest

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