An issue was discovered in CentralAuth in MediaWiki through 1.36.2. The rightsnone MediaWiki message was not being properly sanitized and allowed for the injection and execution of HTML and JavaScript via the setchange log.
Published 2021-10-06 21:15:07
Updated 2021-10-14 18:55:25
Source MITRE
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Vulnerability category: Cross site scripting (XSS)

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2021-42041

0.11%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 43 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2021-42041

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
4.3
MEDIUM AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N
8.6
2.9
NIST
6.1
MEDIUM CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:C/C:L/I:L/A:N
2.8
2.7
NIST

CWE ids for CVE-2021-42041

References for CVE-2021-42041

Products affected by CVE-2021-42041

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