CVE-2015-2940

NameCVE-2015-2940
DescriptionCross-site request forgery (CSRF) vulnerability in the CheckUser extension for MediaWiki allows remote attackers to hijack the authentication of certain users for requests that retrieve sensitive user information via unspecified vectors.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
NVD severitymedium

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
mediawiki (PTS)stretch1:1.27.7-1~deb9u3fixed
stretch (security)1:1.27.7-1~deb9u5fixed
buster1:1.31.7-1~deb10u1fixed
buster (security)1:1.31.10-1~deb10u1fixed
bullseye, sid1:1.35.0-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
mediawikisourcesqueeze(unfixed)end-of-life
mediawikisourcewheezy(unfixed)end-of-life
mediawikisource(unstable)1:1.19.20+dfsg-2.3

Notes

[wheezy] - mediawiki <end-of-life> (Not supported in Wheezy LTS)
[squeeze] - mediawiki <end-of-life> (Not supported in Squeeze LTS)
https://lists.wikimedia.org/pipermail/mediawiki-announce/2015-March/000175.html
https://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2015/04/01/1

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