CVSS 3.1 Score 6.3 of 10 (medium)


Published Jan 30, 2024
Updated: Feb 8, 2024


CVE-2024-23834 is an XSS vulnerability affecting Discourse, an open-source discussion platform. The vulnerability arises from improperly sanitized user input and only impacts instances of Discourse that have disabled the default Content Security Policy. The issue has been patched in versions 3.1.5 and 3.2.0.beta5 of Discourse. As a workaround, organizations can enable Content Security Policy and ensure it does not include unsafe-inline. This vulnerability poses a medium risk with a base score of 6.3 according to the CVSS v3.1 scoring system, with low privileges required and no user interaction needed for exploitation. It can lead to low impact on integrity and confidentiality, as well as low availability impact.

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