Vulnerability CVE-2016-6335


Published: 2017-04-20

Description:
MediaWiki before 1.23.15, 1.26.x before 1.26.4, and 1.27.x before 1.27.1 does not generate head items in the context of a given title, which allows remote attackers to obtain sensitive information via a parse action to api.php.

Vendor: Mediawiki
Product: Mediawiki 
Version:
1.27.0
1.26.4
1.26.3
1.26.2
1.26.1
1.26.0
1.23.14

CVSS2 => (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)

CVSS Base Score
Impact Subscore
Exploitability Subscore
5/10
2.9/10
10/10
Exploit range
Attack complexity
Authentication
Remote
Low
No required
Confidentiality impact
Integrity impact
Availability impact
Partial
None
None

 References:
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1369613
https://lists.wikimedia.org/pipermail/mediawiki-announce/2016-August/000195.html
https://phabricator.wikimedia.org/T139565
https://phabricator.wikimedia.org/T139570

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