Multiple directory traversal vulnerabilities in (1) languages/Language.php and (2) includes/StubObject.php in MediaWiki 1.8.0 and other versions before 1.16.2, when running on Windows and possibly Novell Netware, allow remote attackers to include and execute arbitrary local PHP files via vectors related to a crafted language file and the Language::factory function.
Published 2011-02-04 01:00:08
Updated 2011-02-12 06:46:03
Source Red Hat, Inc.
View at NVD,   CVE.org
Vulnerability category: Directory traversal

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2011-0537

1.78%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 86 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2011-0537

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
7.5
HIGH AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
10.0
6.4
NIST

CWE ids for CVE-2011-0537

  • The product uses external input to construct a pathname that is intended to identify a file or directory that is located underneath a restricted parent directory, but the product does not properly neutralize special elements within the pathname that can cause the pathname to resolve to a location that is outside of the restricted directory.
    Assigned by: nvd@nist.gov (Primary)

References for CVE-2011-0537

Products affected by CVE-2011-0537

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