CVSS 3.1 Score 7.5 of 10 (high)


Published Sep 18, 2023
Updated: Sep 22, 2023
CWE ID 400


CVE-2023-42523 is a vulnerability that affects certain WithSecure products, including WithSecure Client Security 15, WithSecure Server Security 15, WithSecure Email and Server Security 15, and others. The vulnerability allows for a remote crash of a scanning engine via the unpacking of a PE file. The exploitability score is 3.9 out of 10, indicating a high potential for exploitation. The base severity is rated as high with a score of 7.5 out of 10. The vulnerability requires no privileges and does not require any user interaction. It has a low attack complexity and can impact the availability of the affected systems. The danger it poses to organizations is significant as it can lead to system crashes and potential disruption of services.


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