CVSS 3.1 Score 7.5 of 10 (high)


Published Aug 1, 2023
Updated: Aug 9, 2023
CWE ID 787


CVE-2023-4050 is a vulnerability that affects Firefox versions prior to 116, Firefox ESR versions prior to 102.14, and Firefox ESR versions prior to 115.1. The vulnerability occurs when an untrusted input stream is copied to a stack buffer without size verification, potentially leading to a crash that could allow for a sandbox escape. The vulnerability has a base severity rating of HIGH with a base score of 7.5 according to NVD@NIST. Remediation for this vulnerability involves updating the affected Firefox versions to the latest available release. The danger posed by this vulnerability is that it could be exploited by attackers to gain unauthorized access or perform malicious activities within an organization's systems or networks.

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