MediaWiki Quiz extended Denial of Service Vulnerability (CVE-2015-6736)

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MediaWiki Quiz extended Denial of Service Vulnerability (CVE-2015-6736)
MediaWiki Quiz extended Denial of Service Vulnerability (CVE-2015-6736)


Release date:
Updated on: 2015-09-02

Affected Systems:

MediaWiki <1.25.2
MediaWiki <1.24.3
MediaWiki <1.23.10

Description:

CVE (CAN) ID: CVE-2015-6736

MediaWiki is a famous wiki program running in the PHP + MySQL environment.

MediaWiki's Quiz extension allows remote attackers to cause DoS by using the regex metacharacters in regular expressions.

<* Source: MediaWiki
*>

Suggestion:

Vendor patch:

MediaWiki
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The vendor has released a patch to fix this security problem. Please download it from the vendor's homepage:

Http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2015-August/165193.html
Https://lists.wikimedia.org/pipermail/mediawiki-announce/2015-August/000179.html

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