The OAuth extension for MediaWiki improperly negotiates a new client token only over Special:OAuth/initiate, which allows attackers to bypass intended IP address access restrictions by making an API request with an existing token.
Published 2017-12-29 22:29:01
Updated 2018-01-11 16:03:18
Source MITRE
View at NVD,   CVE.org
Vulnerability category: BypassGain privilege

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2015-8008

0.46%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 75 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2015-8008

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
5.0
MEDIUM AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N
10.0
2.9
NIST
7.5
HIGH CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N
3.9
3.6
NIST

CWE ids for CVE-2015-8008

  • 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-2015-8008

Products affected by CVE-2015-8008

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