CVE-2017-8810 log

Source
Severity Low
Remote Yes
Type Information disclosure
Description
MediaWiki before 1.27.4, 1.28.x before 1.28.3, and 1.29.x before 1.29.2, when a private wiki is configured, provides different error messages for failed login attempts depending on whether the username exists, which allows remote attackers to enumerate account names and conduct brute-force attacks via a series of requests.
Group Package Affected Fixed Severity Status Ticket
AVG-490 mediawiki 1.29.1-1 1.29.2-1 High Fixed
Date Advisory Group Package Severity Description
15 Nov 2017 ASA-201711-20 AVG-490 mediawiki High multiple issues
References
https://lists.wikimedia.org/pipermail/mediawiki-announce/2017-November/000216.html
https://phabricator.wikimedia.org/T134100
https://github.com/wikimedia/mediawiki/commit/e7ea90509c73c60b665b8f63e3bb95b1adfec78c