Upstream information

CVE-2008-5688 at MITRE


MediaWiki 1.8.1, and other versions before 1.13.3, when the wgShowExceptionDetails variable is enabled, sometimes provides the full installation path in a debugging message, which might allow remote attackers to obtain sensitive information via unspecified requests that trigger an uncaught exception.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Resolved

This issue is currently rated as having moderate severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 4.3
Vector AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Medium
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Partial
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact None
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 443303 [RESOLVED / DUPLICATE]

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SUSE Timeline for this CVE

CVE page created: Tue Jul 9 18:35:27 2013
CVE page last modified: Fri Oct 7 12:45:44 2022