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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2014-1610 (1 public exploit)

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.
Publish Date : 2014-01-30 Last Update Date : 2016-05-25
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact Partial (There is considerable informational disclosure.)
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 Single system (The vulnerability requires an attacker to be logged into the system (such as at a command line or via a desktop session or web interface).)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Execute Code

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
DSA-2891-1 mediawiki - security update oval:org.mitre.oval:def:24466 unix
DSA-2891-2 -- mediawiki, mediawiki-extensions -- security update oval:org.mitre.oval:def:29025 unix
DSA-2891-3 -- mediawiki, mediawiki-extensions -- security update oval:org.mitre.oval:def:29092 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-2014-1610

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Mediawiki Mediawiki 1.19.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Mediawiki Mediawiki 1.19.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Mediawiki Mediawiki 1.19.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Mediawiki Mediawiki 1.19.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Mediawiki Mediawiki 1.19.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Mediawiki Mediawiki 1.19.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Mediawiki Mediawiki 1.19.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Mediawiki Mediawiki 1.19.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application Mediawiki Mediawiki 1.19.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application Mediawiki Mediawiki 1.19.9 Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application Mediawiki Mediawiki 1.19.10 Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 Application Mediawiki Mediawiki 1.21.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 Application Mediawiki Mediawiki 1.21.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 Application Mediawiki Mediawiki 1.21.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 Application Mediawiki Mediawiki 1.21.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 Application Mediawiki Mediawiki 1.22.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
17 Application Mediawiki Mediawiki 1.22.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Mediawiki Mediawiki 17

- References For CVE-2014-1610
MLIST [MediaWiki-announce] 20140128 MediaWiki Security Releases: 1.22.2, 1.21.5 and 1.19.11
SECTRACK 1029707
BID 65223 MediaWiki Multiple Remote Code Execution Vulnerabilities Release Date:2015-01-06
EXPLOIT-DB 31329 MediaWiki 1.22.1 PdfHandler - Remote Code Execution Exploit Author:@u0x Release Date:2014-02-01 (multiple) webapps

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2014-1610

MediaWiki Thumb.php Remote Command Execution
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 unauthenticated users to execute arbitrary commands via shell metacharacters. If no target file is specified this module will attempt to log in with the provided credentials to upload a file (.DjVu) to use for exploitation.
Module type : exploit Rank : excellent

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