CVE-2014-2665

NameCVE-2014-2665
Descriptionincludes/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.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDSA-2891-1
NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote)
Debian Bugs742857

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
mediawiki (PTS)wheezy (security), wheezy1:1.19.20+dfsg-0+deb7u3fixed
stretch, sid1:1.27.1-2fixed
mediawiki-extensions (PTS)wheezy (security), wheezy3.5~deb7u2fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
mediawikisource(unstable)1:1.19.14+dfsg-1medium742857
mediawikisourcesqueeze(unfixed)end-of-life
mediawikisourcewheezy1:1.19.14+dfsg-0+deb7u1mediumDSA-2891-1
mediawiki-extensionssourcewheezy3.5~deb7u1mediumDSA-2891-1

Notes

https://bugzilla.wikimedia.org/show_bug.cgi?id=62497
http://lists.wikimedia.org/pipermail/mediawiki-announce/2014-March/000145.html

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