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Incorrect Permission Assignment for Critical Resource


Severity Medium
Score 4.3/10


An issue was discovered in the Translate extension in MediaWiki through 1.36. The Aggregategroups Action API module does not validate the parameter for aggregategroup when action=remove is set, thus allowing users with the translate-manage right to silently delete various groups' metadata. This issue affects Mediawiki Translate extension package versions prior to 2021.07.

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CWE-732 - Incorrect Permission Assignment for Critical Resource

The product specifies permissions for a security-critical resource in a way that allows that resource to be read or modified by unintended actors.


Advisory Timeline

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