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cve[email protected]CVE-2015-8626
HistoryMar 23, 2017 - 8:59 p.m.

CVE-2015-8626

2017-03-2320:59:00
CWE-255
web.nvd.nist.gov
26
cve
2015
8626
mediawiki
user
randompassword
password
security
nvd
brute-force attack

5 Medium

CVSS2

Attack Vector

NETWORK

Attack Complexity

LOW

Authentication

NONE

Confidentiality Impact

PARTIAL

Integrity Impact

NONE

Availability Impact

NONE

AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N

9.8 High

CVSS3

Attack Vector

NETWORK

Attack Complexity

LOW

Privileges Required

NONE

User Interaction

NONE

Scope

UNCHANGED

Confidentiality Impact

HIGH

Integrity Impact

HIGH

Availability Impact

HIGH

CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

8.8 High

AI Score

Confidence

High

0.006 Low

EPSS

Percentile

78.6%

The User::randomPassword function in MediaWiki before 1.23.12, 1.24.x before 1.24.5, 1.25.x before 1.25.4, and 1.26.x before 1.26.1 generates passwords smaller than $wgMinimalPasswordLength, which makes it easier for remote attackers to obtain access via a brute-force attack.

Affected configurations

NVD
Node
mediawikimediawikiRange1.23.11
OR
mediawikimediawikiMatch1.24.0
OR
mediawikimediawikiMatch1.24.1
OR
mediawikimediawikiMatch1.24.2
OR
mediawikimediawikiMatch1.24.3
OR
mediawikimediawikiMatch1.24.4
OR
mediawikimediawikiMatch1.25.0
OR
mediawikimediawikiMatch1.25.1
OR
mediawikimediawikiMatch1.25.2
OR
mediawikimediawikiMatch1.25.3
OR
mediawikimediawikiMatch1.26.0

5 Medium

CVSS2

Attack Vector

NETWORK

Attack Complexity

LOW

Authentication

NONE

Confidentiality Impact

PARTIAL

Integrity Impact

NONE

Availability Impact

NONE

AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N

9.8 High

CVSS3

Attack Vector

NETWORK

Attack Complexity

LOW

Privileges Required

NONE

User Interaction

NONE

Scope

UNCHANGED

Confidentiality Impact

HIGH

Integrity Impact

HIGH

Availability Impact

HIGH

CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

8.8 High

AI Score

Confidence

High

0.006 Low

EPSS

Percentile

78.6%