CVSS 3.1 Score 7.5 of 10 (high)


Published Jul 13, 2023
Updated: May 1, 2024
CWE ID 835


CVE-2023-38197 is a vulnerability that affects Qt versions before 5.15.15, 6.x before 6.2.10, and 6.3.x through 6.5.x before 6.5.3, which are software development frameworks used in various applications. The vulnerability allows for infinite loops in recursive entity expansion, which can potentially lead to denial of service attacks or crash the affected applications. The vulnerability has a high base severity rating of 7.5 out of 10 and requires no privileges or user interaction to exploit it. Organizations can remediate this vulnerability by updating their Qt framework to version 5.15.15, 6.2.10, or any version from the 6.3.x through 6.5.x series up to version 6.5.3.

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