CVSS 3.1 Score 6.5 of 10 (medium)


Published Mar 25, 2024
Updated: Mar 26, 2024
CWE ID 674


CVE-2024-28243 is a vulnerability found in the KaTeX JavaScript library for TeX math rendering on the web. The vulnerability allows for an availability attack, where an attacker could exploit the library to cause a near-infinite loop and potentially tie up the main thread or cause a memory overflow. This can affect KaTeX users who render untrusted mathematical expressions. To remediate this vulnerability, it is recommended to upgrade to KaTeX v0.16.10. The base severity of this vulnerability is rated as MEDIUM with a base score of 6.5, and the availability impact is considered HIGH.

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