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Incorrect Default Permissions


Severity High
Score 7.5/10


An issue was discovered in MediaWiki before 1.35.5, 1.36.x before 1.36.3, and 1.37.x before 1.37.1. It is possible to use action=edit&undo= followed by action=mcrundo and action=mcrrestore to view private pages on a private wiki that has at least one page set in $wgWhitelistRead.

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CWE-276 - Incorrect Default Permissions

During installation, installed file permissions are set to allow anyone to modify those files.

Advisory Timeline

  • Published