Rule Category

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

Alert Message

SERVER-WEBAPP MediaWiki index.php rs cross site scripting attempt

Rule Explanation

This event is generated when a cross site scripting attempt is detected in MediaWiki. Impact: Attempted User Privilege Gain Details: Ease of Attack:

What To Look For

Known Usage

No public information

False Positives

No known false positives

Contributors

Cisco Talos Intelligence Group

MITRE ATT&CK Framework

Tactic:

Technique:

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

CVE

Rule Vulnerability

CVE Additional Information

CVE-2007-0177
Cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability in the AJAX module in MediaWiki before 1.6.9, 1.7 before 1.7.2, 1.8 before 1.8.3, and 1.9 before 1.9.0rc2, when wgUseAjax is enabled, allows remote attackers to inject arbitrary web script or HTML via unspecified vectors.
Details
SeverityMEDIUM Base Score5.1
Impact Score6.4 Exploit Score4.9
Confidentiality ImpactPARTIAL Integrity ImpactPARTIAL
Availability ImpactPARTIAL Access Vector
AuthenticationNONE Ease of Access