CVE Reference: CVE-2011-1766

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Original Page at CVE MITRE:
CVE-2011-1766

Description:
includes/User.php in MediaWiki before 1.16.5, when wgBlockDisablesLogin is enabled, does not clear certain cached data after verification of an auth token fails, which allows remote attackers to bypass authentication by creating crafted wikiUserID and wikiUserName cookies, or by leveraging an unattended workstation.

CVE Status:
Candidate

References:

SAID
  Secunia Advisory: SA44684

MLIST
  http://lists.wikimedia.org/pipermail/mediawiki-announce/2011-May/000098.html

FEDORA
  http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2011-May/060507.html
  http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2011-May/060496.html
  http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2011-May/060435.html

CONFIRM

BID
  47722


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