CVE-2015-8001

NameCVE-2015-8001
DescriptionThe chunked upload API (ApiUpload) in MediaWiki before 1.23.11, 1.24.x before 1.24.4, and 1.25.x before 1.25.3 does not restrict the uploaded data to the claimed file size, which allows remote authenticated users to cause a denial of service via a chunk that exceeds the file size.
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 severitylow

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
mediawikisource(unstable)1:1.25.5-1

Notes

[wheezy] - mediawiki <no-dsa> (Minor issues)
[squeeze] - mediawiki <end-of-life> (Not supported in Squeeze LTS)
https://phabricator.wikimedia.org/T91203

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