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Date: Fri, 28 Mar 2014 09:23:46 +0000
From: Florent Daigniere <>
Subject: Re: CVE request: MediaWiki 1.22.5 login csrf

On Thu, 2014-03-27 at 18:37 -0700, Chris Steipp wrote:
> Hi, we just patched a login CSRF in MediaWiki today. An attacker could
> login a victim as the attacker. Can we get a cve assigned for this?
> Patch:
> Release announcement:
> Wikimedia bug:

That looks like a session-fixation bug to me; not a CSRF... and
therefore it's the wrong control: the session-id should be "renewed",
that's all.


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