CVE Database


Impact: Moderate
Public: 2014-01-28
Bugzilla: 1058981: CVE-2014-1610 mediawiki: remote code execution via uploaded DjVu or PDF files


The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

MediaWiki 1.22.x before 1.22.2, 1.21.x before 1.21.5 and 1.19.x before 1.19.11, when DjVu or PDF file upload support is enabled, allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary commands via shell metacharacters in (1) the page parameter to includes/media/DjVu.php; (2) the w parameter (aka width field) to thumb.php, which is not properly handled by includes/media/PdfHandler_body.php; and possibly unspecified vectors in (3) includes/media/Bitmap.php and (4) includes/media/ImageHandler.php.

Find out more about CVE-2014-1610 from the MITRE CVE dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

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

Base Score: 6
Base Metrics: AV:N/AC:M/Au:S/C:P/I:P/A:P
Access Vector: Network
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: Single Instance
Confidentiality Impact: Partial
Integrity Impact: Partial
Availability Impact: Partial

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