CVSS Score of 10 (low)


Published Jun 29, 2023
Updated: Jul 6, 2023


CVE-2023-37251 is a vulnerability discovered in the GoogleAnalyticsMetrics extension for MediaWiki through version 1.39.3. The issue arises from the googleanalyticstrackurl parser function, which fails to properly escape JavaScript in the onclick handler and does not prevent the use of javascript: URLs. This vulnerability affects a wide range of products such as Xz2hff, Xz2hfe, Xz2hf_, and more. The potential danger it poses to an organization is rated as medium, with a base score of 6.1 out of 10 by NIST. To remediate this vulnerability, users should update their MediaWiki installation to version 1.39.4 or later, which addresses this issue and mitigates the risk of cross-site scripting attacks (CWE-79).


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