A denial-of-service issue was discovered in MediaWiki 1.37.x before 1.37.2. Rendering of w/index.php?title=Special%3AWhatLinksHere&target=Property%3AP31&namespace=1&invert=1 can take more than thirty seconds. There is a DDoS risk.
Published 2022-09-19 21:15:10
Updated 2022-09-21 18:11:43
Source MITRE
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Vulnerability category: Denial of service

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2022-28204

0.07%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 30 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2022-28204

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

References for CVE-2022-28204

  • https://phabricator.wikimedia.org/T297754
    ⚓ T297754 CVE-2022-28204: Whatlinkshere of heavily used properties in wikidata can be easily utilized as a DDoS vector
    Exploit;Issue Tracking;Patch;Vendor Advisory

Products affected by CVE-2022-28204

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