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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2014-2665

Original release date: 04/19/2014
Last revised: 04/24/2014


includes/specials/SpecialChangePassword.php in MediaWiki before 1.19.14, 1.20.x and 1.21.x before 1.21.8, and 1.22.x before 1.22.5 does not properly handle a correctly authenticated but unintended login attempt, which makes it easier for remote authenticated users to obtain sensitive information by arranging for a victim to login to the attacker's account, as demonstrated by tracking the victim's activity, related to a "login CSRF" issue.


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 4.0 MEDIUM
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 8.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information

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External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://gerrit.wikimedia.org/r/#/c/121517/1/includes/specials/SpecialChangePassword.php
Type: Patch Information
External Source: MLIST
Name: [mediawiki-announce] 20140328 MediaWiki Security and Maintenance Releases: 1.22.5, 1.21.8 and 1.19.14
Type: Advisory; Patch Information
External Source: MLIST
Name: [oss-security] 20140327 CVE request: MediaWiki 1.22.5 login csrf
External Source: MLIST
Name: [oss-security] 20140401 Re: CVE request: MediaWiki 1.22.5 login csrf
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://bugzilla.wikimedia.org/show_bug.cgi?id=62497

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