Bug 1081891 - (CVE-2014-2665) CVE-2014-2665 mediawiki: missing CSRF protection on Special:ChangePassword
CVE-2014-2665 mediawiki: missing CSRF protection on Special:ChangePassword
Status: NEW
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Red Hat Product Security
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Depends On: 1081892 1081893 1081894
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Reported: 2014-03-28 03:11 EDT by Murray McAllister
Modified: 2016-03-04 06:33 EST (History)
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Fixed In Version: mediawiki 1.22.5, mediawiki 1.21.8, mediawiki 1.19.14
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Description Murray McAllister 2014-03-28 03:11:04 EDT
The MediaWiki release announcement for versions 1.22.5, 1.21.8 and 1.19.14 notes the following:

== Security ==
* (bug 62497) SECURITY: Add CSRF token on Special:ChangePassword.

This could be used to reset another user's password. A patch is available from the below bugzilla.wikimedia.org bug.

References:
http://lists.wikimedia.org/pipermail/mediawiki-announce/2014-March/000145.html
https://bugzilla.wikimedia.org/show_bug.cgi?id=62497
Comment 1 Murray McAllister 2014-03-28 03:13:00 EDT
Created mediawiki tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-all [bug 1081892]
Affects: epel-5 [bug 1081893]
Comment 2 Murray McAllister 2014-03-28 03:13:03 EDT
Created mediawiki119 tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: epel-6 [bug 1081894]
Comment 3 Murray McAllister 2014-03-28 03:14:14 EDT
CVE request: http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2014/03/28/1
Comment 4 Murray McAllister 2014-04-01 22:05:55 EDT
MITRE assigned CVE-2014-2665 to this issue:

http://seclists.org/oss-sec/2014/q2/6
Comment 5 Fedora Update System 2014-04-08 21:00:23 EDT
mediawiki-1.21.8-1.fc20 has been pushed to the Fedora 20 stable repository.  If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.
Comment 6 Fedora Update System 2014-04-08 21:03:49 EDT
mediawiki-1.21.8-1.fc19 has been pushed to the Fedora 19 stable repository.  If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.
Comment 7 Fedora Update System 2014-05-15 23:03:57 EDT
mediawiki119-1.19.15-1.el5 has been pushed to the Fedora EPEL 5 stable repository.  If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.
Comment 8 Fedora Update System 2014-05-15 23:04:19 EDT
mediawiki119-1.19.15-1.el6 has been pushed to the Fedora EPEL 6 stable repository.  If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.

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