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CVE-2021-42040

Published: 6 October 2021

An issue was discovered in MediaWiki through 1.36.2. A parser function related to loop control allowed for an infinite loop (and php-fpm hang) within the Loops extension because egLoopsCountLimit is mishandled. This could lead to memory exhaustion.

Priority

Medium

CVSS 3 base score: 7.5

Status

Package Release Status
mediawiki
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
bionic Needs triage

focal Needs triage

hirsute Ignored
(reached end-of-life)
impish Needs triage

jammy Needs triage

trusty Does not exist

upstream Needs triage

xenial Ignored
(out of standard support)