6 days ago 47

CVE-2023-42452 Detail

Awaiting Analysis

This vulnerability is presently awaiting analysis.


Mastodon is simply a free, open-source societal web server based connected ActivityPub. In versions connected the 4.x subdivision anterior to versions 4.0.10, 4.2.8, and 4.2.0-rc2, nether definite conditions, attackers tin maltreatment the translation diagnostic to bypass the server-side HTML sanitization, allowing unescaped HTML to execute successful the browser. The interaction is constricted acknowledgment to Mastodon's strict Content Security Policy, blocking inline scripts, etc. However a CSP bypass oregon loophole could beryllium exploited to execute malicious XSS. Furthermore, it requires idiosyncratic interaction, arsenic this tin lone hap upon clicking the “Translate” fastener connected a malicious post. Versions 4.0.10, 4.2.8, and 4.2.0-rc2 incorporate a spot for this issue.


CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:



Base Score:  N/A

NVD score not yet provided.

Nist CVSS people     does not lucifer  with CNA score

CNA:  GitHub, Inc.

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

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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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GitHub, Inc.

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