Rule Category

SERVER-WEBAPP -- Snort has detected traffic exploiting vulnerabilities in web based applications on servers.

Alert Message

SERVER-WEBAPP Media Wiki script injection attempt

Rule Explanation

Cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability in includes/Sanitizer.php in the variable handler in MediaWiki 1.6.x before r14349 allows remote attackers to inject arbitrary Javascript via unspecified vectors, possibly involving the usage of the | (pipe) character. Impact: CVSS base score 4.3 CVSS impact score 2.9 CVSS exploitability score 8.6 confidentialityImpact NONE integrityImpact PARTIAL availabilityImpact PARTIAL Details: Ease of Attack:

What To Look For

Known Usage

No public information

False Positives

No known false positives

Contributors

Talos research team. This document was generated from data supplied by the national vulnerability database, a product of the national institute of standards and technology. For more information see [nvd].

MITRE ATT&CK Framework

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Technique:

For reference, see the MITRE ATT&CK vulnerability types here: https://attack.mitre.org

CVE

Rule Vulnerability

CVE Additional Information

CVE-2006-2611
Cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability in includes/Sanitizer.php in the variable handler in MediaWiki 1.6.x before r14349 allows remote attackers to inject arbitrary Javascript via unspecified vectors, possibly involving the usage of the | (pipe) character.
Details
SeverityMEDIUM Base Score4.3
Impact Score2.9 Exploit Score8.6
Confidentiality ImpactNONE Integrity ImpactPARTIAL
Availability ImpactNONE Access Vector
AuthenticationNONE Ease of Access