Public Date:
882325: CVE-2012-5391 mediawiki: Vulnerable to session fixation attacks

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Session fixation vulnerability in Special:UserLogin in MediaWiki before 1.18.6, 1.19.x before 1.19.3, and 1.20.x before 1.20.1 allows remote attackers to hijack web sessions via the session_id.

Find out more about CVE-2012-5391 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

NOTE: The following CVSS v2 metrics and score provided are preliminary and subject to review.

Base Score 4.3
Base Metrics AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Medium
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact Partial
Availability Impact None

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