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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2006-2611

Original release date: 05/25/2006
Last revised: 03/07/2011


Cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability in includes/Sanitizer.php in the variable handler in MediaWiki 1.6.x before r14349 allows remote attackers to inject arbitrary Javascript via unspecified vectors, possibly involving the usage of the | (pipe) character.


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 4.3 MEDIUM
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized modification

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External Source: MISC
Name: http://nickj.org/MediaWiki
External Source: MLIST
Name: [Wikitech-l] 20060523 MediaWiki 1.6.5 JavaScript Execution Vulnerability # 2
Type: Patch Information
External Source: MISC
Name: http://svn.wikimedia.org/viewvc/mediawiki/trunk/phase3/includes/Sanitizer.php?r1=14349&r2=14348&pathrev=14349
Type: Patch Information
External Source: MISC
Name: http://bugzilla.wikimedia.org/show_bug.cgi?id=6055
Type: Patch Information; Exploit
External Source: XF
Name: mediawiki-unspecified-handler-xss(26646)
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://svn.wikimedia.org/viewvc/mediawiki?view=rev&revision=14349
Type: Patch Information
External Source: MLIST
Name: [Wikitech-l] 20060523 MediaWiki 1.6.5 JavaScript Execution Vulnerability # 2
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2006-1926
External Source: OSVDB
Name: 25713

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+ Configuration 1
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cpe:/a:mediawiki:mediawiki:1.6.5_r14348 and previous versions

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