CVSS 3.1 Score 4.8 of 10 (medium)


Published Jul 7, 2024
Updated: Jul 9, 2024


CVE-2024-40605 is a vulnerability found in the Foreground skin for MediaWiki through version 1.42.1. This vulnerability allows for stored cross-site scripting (XSS) attacks through MediaWiki:Sidebar top-level menu entries. The affected products include various versions of Xz2hf and lG8y6q. To remediate this vulnerability, users should update their MediaWiki software to version 1.42.2 or later, which includes a fix for this issue. The potential danger of this vulnerability lies in the ability for attackers to inject malicious code into web pages viewed by users, leading to unauthorized access or manipulation of sensitive information.

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