CVSS 3.1 Score 4.8 of 10 (medium)


Published Jul 7, 2024
Updated: Jul 9, 2024


CVE-2024-40604 is a vulnerability discovered in the Nimbus skin for MediaWiki through version 1.42.1. The vulnerability allows for stored cross-site scripting (XSS) attacks through the MediaWiki:Nimbus-sidebar menu and submenu entries. This vulnerability affects multiple products, including Xz2hff, Xz2hfe, Xz2hf_, and others. The severity of this vulnerability is rated as medium, with a base score of 4.8 according to [email protected]. To remediate this issue, it is recommended to update MediaWiki to version 1.42.2 or later, where the vulnerability has been patched. The potential danger posed by this vulnerability is that it could allow an attacker to inject malicious code into web pages viewed by users, leading to unauthorized access or manipulation of sensitive data on affected systems.

Prevent cyber attacks with Recorded Future by prioritizing and patching critical vulnerabilities being exploited by threat actors targeting your industry. Book your demo to learn more.


Prioritize, Pinpoint, and Act to Prevent Vulnerability Exploits with Recorded Future

Note: This is just a basic overview providing quick insights into CVE-2024-40604 information. Gain full access to comprehensive CVE data, third party vulnerabilities, compromised credentials and more with Recorded Future
  • Gain complete coverage of your cyber, third party, and physical attack surface
  • Proactively mitigate threats before they turn into costly attacks
  • Make fast, effective, data-driven decisions