CVE-2021-41801

Published on: 10/11/2021 12:00:00 AM UTC

Last Modified on: 07/12/2022 05:42:00 PM UTC

CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Certain versions of Mediawiki from Mediawiki contain the following vulnerability:

The ReplaceText extension through 1.41 for MediaWiki has Incorrect Access Control. When a user is blocked after submitting a replace job, the job is still run, even if it may be run at a later time (due to the job queue backlog)

  • CVE-2021-41801 has been assigned by URL Logo [email protected] to track the vulnerability - currently rated as HIGH severity.

CVSS3 Score: 8.8 - HIGH

Attack
Vector
Attack
Complexity
Privileges
Required
User
Interaction
NETWORK LOW LOW NONE
Scope Confidentiality
Impact
Integrity
Impact
Availability
Impact
UNCHANGED HIGH HIGH HIGH

CVSS2 Score: 6.5 - MEDIUM

Access
Vector
Access
Complexity
Authentication
NETWORK LOW SINGLE
Confidentiality
Impact
Integrity
Impact
Availability
Impact
PARTIAL PARTIAL PARTIAL

CVE References

Description Tags Link
Security and maintenance release: 1.31.16 / 1.35.4 / 1.36.2 - Wikitech-l - lists.wikimedia.org lists.wikimedia.org
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URL Logo CONFIRM lists.wikimedia.org/hyperkitty/list/[email protected]/thread/2IFS5CM2YV4VMSODPX3J2LFHKSEWVFV5/
⚓ T279090 CVE-2021-41801: ReplaceText continues performing actions if the user no longer has the correct permission (such as by being blocked) phabricator.wikimedia.org
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URL Logo MISC phabricator.wikimedia.org/T279090

Related QID Numbers

  • 178814 Debian Security Update for mediawiki (DSA 4979-1)
  • 690019 Free Berkeley Software Distribution (FreeBSD) Security Update for mediawiki (f84ab297-2285-11ec-9e79-08002789875b)

Known Affected Configurations (CPE V2.3)

Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
ApplicationMediawikiMediawikiAllAllAllAll
  • cpe:2.3:a:mediawiki:mediawiki:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:

Social Mentions

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