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CVE-2022-21710 Detail

Current Description

ShortDescription is a MediaWiki extension that provides local short description support. A cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability exists in versions prior to 2.3.4. On a wiki that has the ShortDescription enabled, XSS can be triggered on any page or the page with the action=info parameter, which displays the shortdesc property. This is achieved using the wikitext `{{SHORTDESC:<img src=x onerror=alert()>}}`. This issue has a patch in version 2.3.4.


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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score:  6.1 MEDIUM
Vector:  CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:C/C:L/I:L/A:N

Nist CVSS score does not match with CNA score
CNA:  GitHub, Inc.
Base Score:  4.7 MEDIUM
Vector:  CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:C/C:N/I:L/A:N


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Hyperlink Resource
https://github.com/StarCitizenTools/mediawiki-extensions-ShortDescription/commit/7c86644158388620c6c858258cc4e1a8de6e48ea Patch  Third Party Advisory 
https://github.com/StarCitizenTools/mediawiki-extensions-ShortDescription/commit/bf568edd892adb8528dcb64f75dddf3eeaccc12c Patch  Third Party Advisory 
https://github.com/StarCitizenTools/mediawiki-extensions-ShortDescription/security/advisories/GHSA-mgcp-qw2r-6832 Exploit  Third Party Advisory 

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-79 Improper Neutralization of Input During Web Page Generation ('Cross-site Scripting') cwe source acceptance level NIST   Contributor acceptance level GitHub, Inc.  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2022-21710
NVD Published Date:
01/24/2022
NVD Last Modified:
01/28/2022
Source:
GitHub, Inc.