CVE-2024-23818

CVSS 3.1 Score 4.8 of 10 (medium)

Details

Published Mar 20, 2024
Updated: Mar 21, 2024
CWE ID 79

Summary

CVE-2024-23818 is a stored cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability that affects GeoServer, an open source software server used for sharing and editing geospatial data. The vulnerability exists in versions prior to 2.23.3 and 2.24.1, allowing an authenticated administrator with workspace-level privileges to store a JavaScript payload in the GeoServer catalog. This payload executes in the context of another user's browser when viewed in the WMS GetMap OpenLayers Output Format. While all users have access to the WMS OpenLayers Format by default, data and service security measures may limit their ability to trigger the XSS. The issue has been patched in versions 2.23.3 and 2.24.1, mitigating the vulnerability's risk of exploitation.

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