CVSS 3.1 Score 8.8 of 10 (high)


Published Aug 1, 2023
Updated: Aug 15, 2023
CWE ID 416


CVE-2023-3731 is a vulnerability found in Google Chrome on ChromeOS versions prior to 115.0.5790.131. The vulnerability, categorized as CWE-416 (Use After Free), allows an attacker to potentially exploit heap corruption through a crafted Chrome Extension if they can convince a user to install a malicious extension. The severity of this vulnerability is classified as high, with a base score of 8.8 and an impact score of 5.9 according to the NVD rating. It requires user interaction and has a network attack vector. The potential danger it poses to an organization includes high integrity and confidentiality impacts, as well as high availability impact. The remediation for this vulnerability is to update Google Chrome on ChromeOS to version 115.0.5790.131 or later.

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