The CentralNotice extension for MediaWiki before 1.19.9, 1.20.x before 1.20.8, and 1.21.x before 1.21.3 sets the Cache-Control header to cache session cookies when a user is autocreated, which allows remote attackers to authenticate as the created user.
Published 2020-02-06 15:15:10
Updated 2020-02-10 19:40:09
Source Red Hat, Inc.
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Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2013-4572

0.25%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 62 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2013-4572

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
5.0
MEDIUM AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N
10.0
2.9
NIST
7.5
HIGH CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:H/A:N
3.9
3.6
NIST

CWE ids for CVE-2013-4572

  • Authenticating a user, or otherwise establishing a new user session, without invalidating any existing session identifier gives an attacker the opportunity to steal authenticated sessions.
    Assigned by: nvd@nist.gov (Primary)

References for CVE-2013-4572

Products affected by CVE-2013-4572

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