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CVE-2024-23834 Detail

Description

Discourse is an open-source discussion platform. Improperly sanitized user input could lead to an XSS vulnerability in some situations. This vulnerability only affects Discourse instances which have disabled the default Content Security Policy. The vulnerability is patched in 3.1.5 and 3.2.0.beta5. As a workaround, ensure Content Security Policy is enabled and does not include `unsafe-inline`.


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:  6.3 MEDIUM
Vector:  CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:L


NVD Analysts use publicly available information to associate vector strings and CVSS scores. We also display any CVSS information provided within the CVE List from the CNA.

Note: It is possible that the NVD CVSS may not match that of the CNA. The most common reason for this is that publicly available information does not provide sufficient detail or that information simply was not available at the time the CVSS vector string was assigned.

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Hyperlink Resource
https://github.com/discourse/discourse/commit/568d704a94c528b7c2cb0f3512a7b7b606bc3000 Patch 
https://github.com/discourse/discourse/security/advisories/GHSA-rj3g-8q6p-63pc Vendor Advisory 
https://meta.discourse.org/t/3-1-5-security-and-bug-fix-release/293094 Release Notes  Vendor Advisory 
https://meta.discourse.org/t/3-2-0-beta5-add-groups-to-dms-mobile-chat-footer-redesign-passkeys-enabled-by-default-and-more/293093 Release Notes  Vendor Advisory 

Weakness Enumeration

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

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2024-23834
NVD Published Date:
01/30/2024
NVD Last Modified:
02/08/2024
Source:
GitHub, Inc.