CVSS 3.1 Score 7.5 of 10 (high)


Published Jul 18, 2023
Updated: Jul 27, 2023
CWE ID 415


CVE-2023-38434 is a cyber vulnerability that affects the xHTTP 72f812d software. The vulnerability is caused by a double free in close_connection in xhttp.c when a malformed HTTP request method is used. It has a base severity rating of HIGH and a base score of 7.5 according to the NIST National Vulnerability Database (NVD). The exploitability score is 3.9 and it requires no privileges or user interaction to be exploited. The attack vector is through the network, and it has a potential impact on availability. Remediation steps for this vulnerability are not provided in the available information.

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