CVSS 3.1 Score 5.4 of 10 (medium)


Published Jan 12, 2024
Updated: Jan 18, 2024


CVE-2024-23171 is a vulnerability that affects multiple versions of the MediaWiki software, including versions before 1.35.14, 1.36.x through 1.39.x before 1.39.6, and 1.40.x before 1.40.2. The vulnerability allows for cross-site scripting (XSS) attacks through the x-xss language setting on the Special:EventDetails page of the CampaignEvents extension in MediaWiki. This vulnerability poses a medium risk to organizations as it requires low privileges and user interaction to exploit, but has low impact on integrity and confidentiality. To remediate the vulnerability, affected organizations should update their MediaWiki software to version 1.35.14, 1.39.6, or 1.40.2 or later versions that address the issue.

(Note: The summary does not include all affected products listed in the source text as they are not relevant for this paragraph report.)

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