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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2005-4501

MediaWiki before 1.5.4 uses a hard-coded "internal placeholder string", which allows remote attackers to bypass protection against cross-site scripting (XSS) attacks and execute Javascript using inline style attributes, which are processed by Internet Explorer.
Publish Date : 2005-12-22 Last Update Date : 2017-07-19
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
4.3
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) Execute CodeCross Site ScriptingBypass a restriction or similar
CWE ID CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Products Affected By CVE-2005-4501

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Mediawiki Mediawiki 1.1.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Mediawiki Mediawiki 1.2.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Mediawiki Mediawiki 1.2.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Mediawiki Mediawiki 1.2.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Mediawiki Mediawiki 1.2.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Mediawiki Mediawiki 1.2.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Mediawiki Mediawiki 1.2.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Mediawiki Mediawiki 1.2.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application Mediawiki Mediawiki 1.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application Mediawiki Mediawiki 1.3.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application Mediawiki Mediawiki 1.3.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 Application Mediawiki Mediawiki 1.3.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 Application Mediawiki Mediawiki 1.3.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 Application Mediawiki Mediawiki 1.3.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 Application Mediawiki Mediawiki 1.3.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 Application Mediawiki Mediawiki 1.3.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
17 Application Mediawiki Mediawiki 1.3.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
18 Application Mediawiki Mediawiki 1.3.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
19 Application Mediawiki Mediawiki 1.3.9 Version Details Vulnerabilities
20 Application Mediawiki Mediawiki 1.3.10 Version Details Vulnerabilities
21 Application Mediawiki Mediawiki 1.3.11 Version Details Vulnerabilities
22 Application Mediawiki Mediawiki 1.3.12 Version Details Vulnerabilities
23 Application Mediawiki Mediawiki 1.3.13 Version Details Vulnerabilities
24 Application Mediawiki Mediawiki 1.3.14 Version Details Vulnerabilities
25 Application Mediawiki Mediawiki 1.3.15 Version Details Vulnerabilities
26 Application Mediawiki Mediawiki 1.4 Beta3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
27 Application Mediawiki Mediawiki 1.4 Beta4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
28 Application Mediawiki Mediawiki 1.4 Beta5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
29 Application Mediawiki Mediawiki 1.4 Beta6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
30 Application Mediawiki Mediawiki 1.4 Beta1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
31 Application Mediawiki Mediawiki 1.4 Beta2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
32 Application Mediawiki Mediawiki 1.4.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
33 Application Mediawiki Mediawiki 1.4.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
34 Application Mediawiki Mediawiki 1.4.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
35 Application Mediawiki Mediawiki 1.4.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
36 Application Mediawiki Mediawiki 1.4.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
37 Application Mediawiki Mediawiki 1.4.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
38 Application Mediawiki Mediawiki 1.4.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
39 Application Mediawiki Mediawiki 1.4.9 Version Details Vulnerabilities
40 Application Mediawiki Mediawiki 1.4.10 Version Details Vulnerabilities
41 Application Mediawiki Mediawiki 1.5 Alpha2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
42 Application Mediawiki Mediawiki 1.5 Beta1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
43 Application Mediawiki Mediawiki 1.5 Beta2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
44 Application Mediawiki Mediawiki 1.5 Alpha1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
45 Application Mediawiki Mediawiki 1.5.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Mediawiki Mediawiki 45

- References For CVE-2005-4501

http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2005/3059
VUPEN ADV-2005-3059
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/23882
XF mediawiki-placeholder-bypass-security(23882)
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/16032
BID 16032 MediaWiki Inline Style Attribute Security Check Bypass Vulnerability Release Date:2006-12-20
http://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Download CONFIRM
http://lists.suse.com/archive/suse-security-announce/2006-Feb/0001.html
SUSE SUSE-SR:2006:003

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2005-4501

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


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