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MediaWiki: Improper Restriction of XML External Entity Reference ('XXE') (CVE-2014-9487)

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MediaWiki: Improper Restriction of XML External Entity Reference ('XXE') (CVE-2014-9487)

Severity
8
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
10/17/2017
Created
10/26/2019
Added
10/23/2019
Modified
10/23/2019

Description

The getid3 library in MediaWiki before 1.24.1, 1.23.8, 1.22.15 and 1.19.23 allows remote attackers to read arbitrary files, cause a denial of service, or possibly have other impact via an XML External Entity (XXE) attack. NOTE: Related to CVE-2014-2053.

Solution(s)

  • mediawiki-upgrade-latest

References

  • mediawiki-upgrade-latest

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