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MediaWiki: Improper Neutralization of Input During Web Page Generation ('Cross-site Scripting') (CVE-2021-42047)

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MediaWiki: Improper Neutralization of Input During Web Page Generation ('Cross-site Scripting') (CVE-2021-42047)

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
09/29/2022
Created
10/03/2022
Added
10/03/2022
Modified
10/03/2022

Description

An issue was discovered in the Growth extension in MediaWiki through 1.36.2. On any Wiki with the Mentor Dashboard feature enabled, users can login with a mentor account and trigger an XSS payload (such as alert) via Growthexperiments-mentor-dashboard-mentee-overview-no-js-fallback.

Solution(s)

  • mediawiki-upgrade-latest

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