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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2008-5252

Cross-site request forgery (CSRF) vulnerability in the Special:Import feature in MediaWiki 1.3.0 through 1.6.10, 1.12.x before 1.12.2, and 1.13.x before 1.13.3 allows remote attackers to perform unspecified actions as authenticated users via unknown vectors.
Publish Date : 2008-12-19 Last Update Date : 2009-10-14
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
5.8
Confidentiality Impact None (There is no impact to the confidentiality of the system.)
Integrity Impact Partial (Modification of some system files or information is possible, but the attacker does not have control over what can be modified, or the scope of what the attacker can affect is limited.)
Availability Impact Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
Access Complexity Medium (The access conditions are somewhat specialized. Some preconditions must be satistified to exploit)
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) CSRF
CWE ID 352

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
CVE-2008-5252 oval:org.opensuse.security:def:20085252 unix
DSA-1901 mediawiki1.7 -- several vulnerabilities oval:org.mitre.oval:def:7936 unix
DSA-1901-1 mediawiki1.7 -- several vulnerabilities oval:org.mitre.oval:def:13704 unix
OVAL (Open Vulnerability and Assessment Language) definitions define exactly what should be done to verify a vulnerability or a missing patch. Check out the OVAL definitions if you want to learn what you should do to verify a vulnerability.

- Products Affected By CVE-2008-5252

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Mediawiki Mediawiki 1.3.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Mediawiki Mediawiki 1.3.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Mediawiki Mediawiki 1.3.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Mediawiki Mediawiki 1.3.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Mediawiki Mediawiki 1.3.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Mediawiki Mediawiki 1.3.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Mediawiki Mediawiki 1.3.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Mediawiki Mediawiki 1.3.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application Mediawiki Mediawiki 1.3.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application Mediawiki Mediawiki 1.3.9 Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application Mediawiki Mediawiki 1.3.10 Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 Application Mediawiki Mediawiki 1.3.11 Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 Application Mediawiki Mediawiki 1.3.13 Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 Application Mediawiki Mediawiki 1.3.14 Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 Application Mediawiki Mediawiki 1.3.15 Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 Application Mediawiki Mediawiki 1.4.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
17 Application Mediawiki Mediawiki 1.4.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
18 Application Mediawiki Mediawiki 1.4.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
19 Application Mediawiki Mediawiki 1.4.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
20 Application Mediawiki Mediawiki 1.4.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
21 Application Mediawiki Mediawiki 1.5 RC4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
22 Application Mediawiki Mediawiki 1.5 Alpha1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
23 Application Mediawiki Mediawiki 1.5 RC3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
24 Application Mediawiki Mediawiki 1.5 Alpha2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
25 Application Mediawiki Mediawiki 1.5 RC2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
26 Application Mediawiki Mediawiki 1.5 Beta1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
27 Application Mediawiki Mediawiki 1.5 Beta2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
28 Application Mediawiki Mediawiki 1.5 Beta4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
29 Application Mediawiki Mediawiki 1.5.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
30 Application Mediawiki Mediawiki 1.5.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
31 Application Mediawiki Mediawiki 1.5.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
32 Application Mediawiki Mediawiki 1.5.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
33 Application Mediawiki Mediawiki 1.5.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
34 Application Mediawiki Mediawiki 1.5.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
35 Application Mediawiki Mediawiki 1.5.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
36 Application Mediawiki Mediawiki 1.5.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
37 Application Mediawiki Mediawiki 1.5.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
38 Application Mediawiki Mediawiki 1.6.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
39 Application Mediawiki Mediawiki 1.6.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
40 Application Mediawiki Mediawiki 1.6.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
41 Application Mediawiki Mediawiki 1.6.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
42 Application Mediawiki Mediawiki 1.6.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
43 Application Mediawiki Mediawiki 1.6.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
44 Application Mediawiki Mediawiki 1.6.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
45 Application Mediawiki Mediawiki 1.6.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
46 Application Mediawiki Mediawiki 1.6.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
47 Application Mediawiki Mediawiki 1.6.9 Version Details Vulnerabilities
48 Application Mediawiki Mediawiki 1.6.10 Version Details Vulnerabilities
49 Application Mediawiki Mediawiki 1.6.11 Version Details Vulnerabilities
50 Application Mediawiki Mediawiki 1.12.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
51 Application Mediawiki Mediawiki 1.12.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
52 Application Mediawiki Mediawiki 1.13.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
53 Application Mediawiki Mediawiki 1.13.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
54 Application Mediawiki Mediawiki 1.13.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Mediawiki Mediawiki 54

- References For CVE-2008-5252

http://secunia.com/advisories/33349
SECUNIA 33349
http://www.debian.org/security/2009/dsa-1901
DEBIAN DSA-1901
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2008-December/msg01256.html
FEDORA FEDORA-2008-11688
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2008-December/msg01309.html
FEDORA FEDORA-2008-11802
http://lists.wikimedia.org/pipermail/mediawiki-announce/2008-December/000080.html
MLIST [mediawiki-announce] 20081215 MediaWiki 1.13.3, 1.12.2, 1.6.11 security update
http://secunia.com/advisories/33133
SECUNIA 33133
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2009-02/msg00002.html
SUSE SUSE-SR:2009:004

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2008-5252

There are not any metasploit modules related to this vulnerability (Please visit www.metasploit.com for more information)


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