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CVE-2018-1999024 Detail

Current Description

MathJax version prior to version 2.7.4 contains a Cross Site Scripting (XSS) vulnerability in the \unicode{} macro that can result in Potentially untrusted Javascript running within a web browser. This attack appear to be exploitable via The victim must view a page where untrusted content is processed using Mathjax. This vulnerability appears to have been fixed in 2.7.4 and later.

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score: 5.4 MEDIUM
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:N

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Hyperlink Resource
https://blog.bentkowski.info/2018/06/xss-in-google-colaboratory-csp-bypass.html Exploit Third Party Advisory
https://github.com/mathjax/MathJax/commit/a55da396c18cafb767a26aa9ad96f6f4199852f1 Patch Third Party Advisory

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-79 Improper Neutralization of Input During Web Page Generation ('Cross-site Scripting') NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:mathjax:mathjax:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Up to (excluding)
2.7.4


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2018-1999024
NVD Published Date:
07/23/2018
NVD Last Modified:
09/19/2018