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CVE-2013-4572

Published: 6 February 2020

The CentralNotice extension for MediaWiki before 1.19.9, 1.20.x before 1.20.8, and 1.21.x before 1.21.3 sets the Cache-Control header to cache session cookies when a user is autocreated, which allows remote attackers to authenticate as the created user.

Priority

Medium

Cvss 3 Severity Score

7.5

Score breakdown

Status

Package Release Status
mediawiki
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
lucid Ignored
(end of life)
precise Ignored
(end of life)
quantal Ignored
(end of life)
saucy Ignored
(end of life)
trusty Does not exist
(trusty was not-affected [1:1.19.11+dfsg-1])
upstream
Released (1:1.19.8+dfsg-2.2)
utopic Not vulnerable
(1:1.19.11+dfsg-1)
vivid Not vulnerable
(1:1.19.11+dfsg-1)
wily Not vulnerable
(1:1.19.11+dfsg-1)
xenial Does not exist

yakkety Not vulnerable

zesty Not vulnerable

Patches:
upstream: https://gerrit.wikimedia.org/r/#/c/107303/

Severity score breakdown

Parameter Value
Base score 7.5
Attack vector Network
Attack complexity Low
Privileges required None
User interaction None
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality None
Integrity impact High
Availability impact None
Vector CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:H/A:N