CVE-2024-40604

CVSS 3.1 Score 4.8 of 10 (medium)

Details

Published Jul 7, 2024
Updated: Jul 9, 2024
CWE ID 79

Summary

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.

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