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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2020-35480

An issue was discovered in MediaWiki before 1.35.1. Missing users (accounts that don't exist) and hidden users (accounts that have been explicitly hidden due to being abusive, or similar) that the viewer cannot see are handled differently, exposing sensitive information about the hidden status to unprivileged viewers. This exists on various code paths.
Publish Date : 2020-12-18 Last Update Date : 2022-04-08
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
5.0
Confidentiality Impact Partial (There is considerable informational disclosure.)
Integrity Impact None (There is no impact to the integrity of the system)
Availability Impact None (There is no impact to the availability of the system.)
Access Complexity Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s)
CWE ID 203

- Products Affected By CVE-2020-35480

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Debian Debian Linux 9.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Debian Debian Linux 10.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS Fedoraproject Fedora 33 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Mediawiki Mediawiki * * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Debian Debian Linux 2
Fedoraproject Fedora 1
Mediawiki Mediawiki 1

- References For CVE-2020-35480

https://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/[email protected]/message/STT5Z4A3BCXVH3WIPICWU2FP4IPIMUPC/
FEDORA FEDORA-2020-0be2d40e13
https://lists.wikimedia.org/pipermail/mediawiki-announce/2020-December/000268.html
https://phabricator.wikimedia.org/T120883
https://www.debian.org/security/2020/dsa-4816
DEBIAN DSA-4816
https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2020/12/msg00034.html
MLIST [debian-lts-announce] 20201223 [SECURITY] [DLA 2504-1] mediawiki security update

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2020-35480

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


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