Upstream information

CVE-2015-2937 at MITRE

Description

MediaWiki before 1.19.24, 1.2x before 1.23.9, and 1.24.x before 1.24.2, when using HHVM or Zend PHP, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service ("quadratic blowup" and memory consumption) via an XML file containing an entity declaration with long replacement text and many references to this entity, a different vulnerability than CVE-2015-2942.

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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