CVE-2021-42040

Description

An issue was discovered in MediaWiki through 1.36.2. A parser function related to loop control allowed for an infinite loop (and php-fpm hang) within the Loops extension because egLoopsCountLimit is mishandled. This could lead to memory exhaustion.

CvssV3 impact

BaseSeverity

HIGH

ConfidentialityImpact

NONE

AttackComplexity

LOW

Scope

UNCHANGED

AttackVector

NETWORK

AvailabilityImpact

HIGH

IntegrityImpact

NONE

PrivilegesRequired

NONE

BaseScore

7.5

VectorString

CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H

Version

3.1

UserInteraction

NONE

CvssV2 impact

AccessComplexity

LOW

ConfidentialityImpact

NONE

AvailabilityImpact

PARTIAL

IntegrityImpact

NONE

BaseScore

5

VectorString

AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P

Version

2.0

AccessVector

NETWORK

Authentication

NONE