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MediaWiki: Cross-Site Request Forgery (CSRF) (CVE-2015-6728)

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MediaWiki: Cross-Site Request Forgery (CSRF) (CVE-2015-6728)

Severity
8
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
09/01/2015
Created
07/25/2018
Added
08/24/2017
Modified
10/23/2019

Description

The ApiBase::getWatchlistUser function in MediaWiki before 1.23.10, 1.24.x before 1.24.3, and 1.25.x before 1.25.2 does not perform token comparison in constant time, which allows remote attackers to guess the watchlist token and bypass CSRF protection via a timing attack.

Solution(s)

  • mediawiki-upgrade-latest

References

  • mediawiki-upgrade-latest

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