CVSS 3.1 Score 5.4 of 10 (medium)


Published Jan 12, 2024
Updated: Jan 18, 2024


CVE-2024-23178 is a vulnerability discovered in the Phonos extension in MediaWiki before version 1.40.2. The vulnerability allows for cross-site scripting (XSS) attacks through the PhonosButton.js file using the phonos-purge-needed-error message, potentially leading to unauthorized access and manipulation of user data. The vulnerability affects multiple products, including Xz2hff, Xz2hfe, Xz2hf_, and many others. To remediate the vulnerability, it is recommended to update MediaWiki to version 1.40.2 or later. The base severity of this vulnerability is rated as MEDIUM with a CVSS score of 5.4 out of 10.

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