CVSS 3.1 Score 4.8 of 10 (medium)


Published Jul 7, 2024
Updated: Jul 9, 2024


CVE-2024-40600 is a vulnerability in the Metrolook skin for MediaWiki through version 1.42.1, which affects a wide range of products. The vulnerability allows for stored cross-site scripting (XSS) attacks via the top-level menu entries in MediaWiki:Sidebar. To remediate this vulnerability, users should update their MediaWiki installation to version 1.42.1 or later. This vulnerability poses a potential danger to organizations as it could allow an attacker to inject malicious code into the website, leading to unauthorized access, data theft, and other potential security breaches. The severity of this vulnerability is rated as medium with a base score of 4.8 according to NIST's CVSS score system.

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