The chunked upload API (ApiUpload) in MediaWiki before 1.23.11, 1.24.x before 1.24.4, and 1.25.x before 1.25.3 does not restrict the uploaded data to the claimed file size, which allows remote authenticated users to cause a denial of service via a chunk that exceeds the file size.
Published 2015-11-09 18:59:00
Updated 2015-11-10 17:50:03
Source MITRE
View at NVD,   CVE.org
Vulnerability category: BypassGain privilegeDenial of service

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2015-8001

0.25%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 61 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2015-8001

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
3.5
LOW AV:N/AC:M/Au:S/C:N/I:N/A:P
6.8
2.9
NIST

CWE ids for CVE-2015-8001

  • The product does not restrict or incorrectly restricts access to a resource from an unauthorized actor.
    Assigned by: nvd@nist.gov (Primary)

References for CVE-2015-8001

Products affected by CVE-2015-8001

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