CVSS 3.1 Score 5.5 of 10 (medium)


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


CVE-2023-38253 is an out-of-bounds read vulnerability found in the w3m web browser. This vulnerability affects several products, including Z07aWI, inDeFG, dCiVOG, s5UiRj, dCiVOF, t9d-6B, and ihNvsz. Exploiting this flaw could result in a denial of service attack by causing a crash through a maliciously crafted HTML file. The vulnerability has a base severity rating of MEDIUM with a base score of 5.5 according to NIST. The exploitability score is 1.8, requiring user interaction and having a low attack complexity. The impact score is 3.6 with high availability impact but no integrity or confidentiality impacts. (Note: The given text does not provide specific information on how to remediate the vulnerability.)

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