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CVE-2011-1766

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Date: May 23, 2011

includes/User.php in MediaWiki before 1.16.5, when wgBlockDisablesLogin is enabled, does not clear certain cached data after verification of an auth token fails, which allows remote attackers to bypass authentication by creating crafted wikiUserID and wikiUserName cookies, or by leveraging an unattended workstation.

Language: PHP

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Weakness Type (CWE)

Authentication Issues

CWE-287

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CVSS v3.1

Base Score:
Attack Vector (AV): NETWORK
Attack Complexity (AC): HIGH
Privileges Required (PR): NONE
User Interaction (UI): NONE
Scope (S): UNCHANGED
Confidentiality (C): LOW
Integrity (I): LOW
Availability (A): NONE

CVSS v2

Base Score:
Access Vector (AV): NETWORK
Access Complexity (AC): MEDIUM
Authentication (AU): NONE
Confidentiality (C): PARTIAL
Integrity (I): PARTIAL
Availability (A): NONE
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