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MediaWiki: Credentials Management (CVE-2015-8626)

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MediaWiki: Credentials Management (CVE-2015-8626)

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)
Published
03/23/2017
Created
07/25/2018
Added
08/24/2017
Modified
10/23/2019

Description

The User::randomPassword function in MediaWiki before 1.23.12, 1.24.x before 1.24.5, 1.25.x before 1.25.4, and 1.26.x before 1.26.1 generates passwords smaller than $wgMinimalPasswordLength, which makes it easier for remote attackers to obtain access via a brute-force attack.

Solution(s)

  • mediawiki-upgrade-latest

References

  • mediawiki-upgrade-latest

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