CVSS 3.1 Score 5.3 of 10 (medium)


Published Mar 15, 2024
Updated: Mar 17, 2024
CWE ID 200


CVE-2024-28242 is a vulnerability that affects the open source platform Discourse, used for community discussion. In certain versions of Discourse, an attacker with background access can discover the existence of secret categories. The issue has been patched in the latest stable, beta, and tests-passed versions of Discourse, so users are advised to upgrade. If upgrading is not possible, temporarily removing category backgrounds is recommended. The potential danger to organizations lies in the exposure of secret categories, which could compromise sensitive information and impact confidentiality.

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