An issue was discovered in SpecialEditGrowthConfig in the GrowthExperiments extension in MediaWiki through 1.36.2. The growthexperiments-edit-config-error-invalid-title MediaWiki message was not being properly sanitized and allowed for the injection and execution of HTML and JavaScript.
Published 2021-10-06 21:15:07
Updated 2021-10-14 20:19:48
Source MITRE
View at NVD,   CVE.org
Vulnerability category: Cross site scripting (XSS)

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2021-42042

0.05%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 20 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2021-42042

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
3.5
LOW AV:N/AC:M/Au:S/C:N/I:P/A:N
6.8
2.9
NIST
4.8
MEDIUM CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:H/UI:R/S:C/C:L/I:L/A:N
1.7
2.7
NIST

CWE ids for CVE-2021-42042

References for CVE-2021-42042

Products affected by CVE-2021-42042

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