The JSONP endpoint in includes/api/ApiFormatJson.php in MediaWiki before 1.19.18, 1.20.x through 1.22.x before 1.22.9, and 1.23.x before 1.23.2 accepts certain long callback values and does not restrict the initial bytes of a JSONP response, which allows remote attackers to conduct cross-site request forgery (CSRF) attacks, and obtain sensitive information, via a crafted OBJECT element with SWF content consistent with a restricted character set.
CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable; Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service
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Advisory; Patch Information; Exploit
[MediaWiki-announce] 20140730 MediaWiki Security and Maintenance Releases: 1.19.18, 1.22.9 and 1.23.2
[oss-security] 20140814 Re: Possible CVE Request: MediaWiki Security and Maintenance Releases: 1.19.18, 1.22.9 and 1.23.2