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MediaWiki: Improper Neutralization of Special Elements used in a Command ('Command Injection') (CVE-2014-9277)

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MediaWiki: Improper Neutralization of Special Elements used in a Command ('Command Injection') (CVE-2014-9277)

Severity
8
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
01/04/2015
Created
07/25/2018
Added
08/24/2017
Modified
10/23/2019

Description

The wfMangleFlashPolicy function in OutputHandler.php in MediaWiki before 1.19.22, 1.20.x through 1.22.x before 1.22.14, and 1.23.x before 1.23.7 allows remote attackers to conduct PHP object injection attacks via a crafted string containing <cross-domain-policy> in a PHP format request, which causes the string length to change when converting the request to <NOT-cross-domain-policy>.

Solution(s)

  • mediawiki-upgrade-latest

References

  • mediawiki-upgrade-latest

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