CVSS 3.1 Score 6.1 of 10 (medium)


Published Jan 12, 2024
Updated: Jan 18, 2024


CVE-2024-23177 is a vulnerability found in the WatchAnalytics extension in MediaWiki versions before 1.40.2. This vulnerability allows for cross-site scripting (XSS) attacks through the Special:PageStatistics page parameter. Multiple products are affected by this vulnerability, including Xz2hff, Xz2hfe, Xz2hf_, and many others. To remediate this issue, organizations should update their MediaWiki installation to version 1.40.2 or later. The potential danger of this vulnerability lies in the fact that it can be exploited remotely over a network without requiring any privileges, and user interaction is required for successful exploitation. The severity of this vulnerability is rated as MEDIUM with a base score of 6.1 according to's rating system.

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