Authentication Bypass

Affecting mediawiki/core package, versions >=1.27.0, <1.27.5 || >=1.29.0, <1.29.3 || >=1.30.0, <1.30.1 || >=1.31.0, <1.31.1

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Overview

mediawiki/core is a Free software wiki application developed by the Wikimedia Foundation and others.

Note: This package is not maintained on Packagist anymore, but newer releases exist.

Affected versions of this package are vulnerable to Authentication Bypass. It is possible to bypass the CentralAuth's account lock due to a flaw in BotPasswords.

Remediation

Upgrade mediawiki/core to version 1.27.5, 1.29.3, 1.30.1, 1.31.1 or higher.

References

CVSS Score

6.5
medium severity
  • Attack Vector
    Network
  • Attack Complexity
    Low
  • Privileges Required
    Low
  • User Interaction
    None
  • Scope
    Unchanged
  • Confidentiality
    None
  • Integrity
    High
  • Availability
    None
CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:H/A:N/E:U/RL:O/RC:R
Credit
Unknown
CVE
CVE-2018-0505
CWE
CWE-287
Snyk ID
SNYK-PHP-MEDIAWIKICORE-1041726
Disclosed
19 Nov, 2020
Published
19 Nov, 2020