Upstream information

CVE-2015-2936 at MITRE

Description

MediaWiki 1.24.x before 1.24.2, when using PBKDF2 for password hashing, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (CPU consumption) via a long password.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Does not affect SUSE products

This issue is currently rated as having important severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 7.1
Vector AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Medium
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact Complete
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 926164 [RESOLVED / FIXED]

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