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MediaWiki: Unspecified Security Vulnerability (CVE-2020-27621)

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MediaWiki: Unspecified Security Vulnerability (CVE-2020-27621)

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:N/I:P/A:N)
Published
10/22/2020
Created
11/05/2020
Added
11/04/2020
Modified
11/04/2020

Description

The FileImporter extension in MediaWiki through 1.35.0 was not properly attributing various user actions to a specific user's IP address. Instead, for various actions, it would report the IP address of an internal Wikimedia Foundation server by omitting X-Forwarded-For data. This resulted in an inability to properly audit and attribute various user actions performed via the FileImporter extension.

Solution(s)

  • mediawiki-upgrade-latest

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