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MediaWiki: Permissions, Privileges, and Access Controls (CVE-2014-9476)

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MediaWiki: Permissions, Privileges, and Access Controls (CVE-2014-9476)

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)
Published
01/16/2015
Created
07/25/2018
Added
08/24/2017
Modified
10/23/2019

Description

MediaWiki 1.2x before 1.22.15, 1.23.x before 1.23.8, and 1.24.x before 1.24.1 allows remote attackers to bypass CORS restrictions in $wgCrossSiteAJAXdomains via a domain that has a partial match to an allowed origin, as demonstrated by "http://en.wikipedia.org.evilsite.example/."

Solution(s)

  • mediawiki-upgrade-latest

References

  • mediawiki-upgrade-latest

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