CVSS 3.1 Score 5.5 of 10 (medium)


Published Jul 14, 2023
Updated: Mar 27, 2024
CWE ID 125


CVE-2023-38252 is an out-of-bounds read vulnerability found in the Strnew_size function in Str.c of the w3m software. This vulnerability affects multiple products, including inDeFG, Z07aWI, dCiVOG, s5UiRj, dCiVOF, t9d-6B, and ihNvsz. An attacker can exploit this flaw by using a crafted HTML file to cause a denial of service. The vulnerability has a base severity rating of MEDIUM and a base score of 5.5 according to NIST's National Vulnerability Database (NVD). It requires user interaction and has a low attack complexity. Although it does not impact confidentiality or integrity, it has a high availability impact. Remediation for this vulnerability is not provided in the information available.

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