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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2008-0460

Cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability in api.php in (1) MediaWiki 1.11 through 1.11.0rc1, 1.10 through 1.10.2, 1.9 through 1.9.4, and 1.8; and (2) the BotQuery extension for MediaWiki 1.7 and earlier; when Internet Explorer is used, allows remote attackers to inject arbitrary web script or HTML via unspecified vectors.
Publish Date : 2008-01-25 Last Update Date : 2008-09-05
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
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 None (There is no impact to the availability of the system.)
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) Cross Site Scripting

- Products Affected By CVE-2008-0460

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Mediawiki Mediawiki 1.7.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Mediawiki Mediawiki 1.8.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Mediawiki Mediawiki 1.8.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Mediawiki Mediawiki 1.8.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Mediawiki Mediawiki 1.8.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Mediawiki Mediawiki 1.8.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Mediawiki Mediawiki 1.9.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Mediawiki Mediawiki 1.9.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application Mediawiki Mediawiki 1.9.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application Mediawiki Mediawiki 1.9.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application Mediawiki Mediawiki 1.9.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 Application Mediawiki Mediawiki 1.10.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 Application Mediawiki Mediawiki 1.10.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 Application Mediawiki Mediawiki 1.10.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 Application Mediawiki Mediawiki 1.11 Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 Application Mediawiki Mediawiki 1.11.0rc1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
17 Application Mediawiki Mediawiki Botquery Ext Version Details Vulnerabilities
18 Application Microsoft IE Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Mediawiki Mediawiki 16
Mediawiki Mediawiki Botquery Ext 1
Microsoft IE 1

- References For CVE-2008-0460
VUPEN ADV-2008-0280
XF mediawiki-api-xss(39901)
BID 28137 MediaWiki 'api.php' Cross-Site Scripting Vulnerability Release Date:2008-03-10
MLIST [MediaWiki-announce] 20080124 MediaWiki 1.11.1, 1.10.3, 1.9.5 released

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2008-0460

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