CVSS 3.1 Score 5.5 of 10 (medium)


Published Mar 25, 2024
Updated: Mar 26, 2024
CWE ID 697
CWE ID 184


CVE-2024-28246 is a vulnerability that affects the KaTeX JavaScript library for TeX math rendering on the web. The vulnerability occurs when code using the library's trust option can be tricked by URLs with uppercase characters in the protocol. This can allow malicious input to generate javascript: links in the output, even if the trust function attempts to block this protocol. To remediate this vulnerability, users are advised to upgrade to KaTeX v0.16.10. The potential danger posed by this vulnerability is considered medium, with a base severity score of 5.5 out of 10, low privileges required, and low impacts on integrity and confidentiality.

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