Monday, July 12, 2021

MediaWiki: Loop with Unreachable Exit Condition ('Infinite Loop') (CVE-2021-36125)

An issue was discovered in the CentralAuth extension in MediaWiki through 1.36. The Special:GlobalRenameRequest page is vulnerable to infinite loops and denial of service attacks when a user's current username is beyond an arbitrary maximum configuration value (MaxNameChars).
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  • References
  • CVE - 2021-36125


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