Bug 1608169 (CVE-2018-1999024) - CVE-2018-1999024 mathjax: Cross-site scripting (XSS) flaw in the \unicode macro
Summary: CVE-2018-1999024 mathjax: Cross-site scripting (XSS) flaw in the \unicode macro
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Status: CLOSED UPSTREAM
Alias: CVE-2018-1999024
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
medium
medium
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
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Depends On: 1608171 1608170
Blocks:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
 
Reported: 2018-07-25 06:05 UTC by Sam Fowler
Modified: 2021-02-16 23:54 UTC (History)
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Fixed In Version: mathjax 2.7.4
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Last Closed: 2019-06-10 10:34:21 UTC
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Description Sam Fowler 2018-07-25 06:05:11 UTC
MathJax before version 2.7.4 is vulnerable to cross-site script (XSS) injection via the \unicode macro. An attacker could exploit this to execute arbitrary Javascript in a victim's browser.


External Reference:

https://blog.bentkowski.info/2018/06/xss-in-google-colaboratory-csp-bypass.html


Upstream Commit:

https://github.com/mathjax/MathJax/commit/a55da396c18cafb767a26aa9ad96f6f4199852f1

Comment 1 Sam Fowler 2018-07-25 06:05:33 UTC
Created mathjax tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: epel-all [bug 1608171]
Affects: fedora-all [bug 1608170]

Comment 2 Product Security DevOps Team 2019-06-10 10:34:21 UTC
This CVE Bugzilla entry is for community support informational purposes only as it does not affect a package in a commercially supported Red Hat product. Refer to the dependent bugs for status of those individual community products.


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