CVSS 3.1 Score 4.3 of 10 (medium)


Published Feb 29, 2024
CWE ID 284


CVE-2024-1942 is a vulnerability that affects Mattermost versions 8.1.x before 8.1.9, 9.2.x before 9.2.5, and 9.3.0. It has a risk score of 5 and is categorized as CWE-284, which refers to improper access control. This vulnerability allows an authenticated attacker to access the contents of individual posts in channels they are not a member of by exploiting the failure to sanitize metadata on posts containing permalinks under specific conditions. The base severity is rated as MEDIUM with a base score of 4.3, while the confidentiality impact is rated as LOW. Remediation for this vulnerability involves updating to version 8.1.9, 9.2.5, or later versions of Mattermost to mitigate the risk it poses to organizations using the affected software version.

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