CVSS 3.1 Score 7.5 of 10 (high)


Published Jul 7, 2024
Updated: Jul 8, 2024
CWE ID 200


CVE-2024-40597 is a vulnerability found in the CheckUser extension for MediaWiki through version 1.42.1. This vulnerability allows an attacker to expose suppressed information for log events, disregarding the log_deleted attribute. The affected products are 'w1kmXK' and 'w1lPW2'. To remediate this issue, users should update their MediaWiki installations to version 1.42.2 or later. The potential danger of this vulnerability to an organization is high, as it can lead to unauthorized access and exposure of sensitive information.

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