CVSS 3.1 Score 8.8 of 10 (high)


Published Dec 14, 2023
Updated: Dec 20, 2023
CWE ID 120


The vulnerability with CVE ID CVE-2023-42799 affects the Moonlight GameStream client code, specifically the moonlight-common-c component. The vulnerability is a buffer overflow issue that allows a malicious game streaming server to crash a Moonlight client or potentially achieve remote code execution on the client. The vulnerability was fixed in commit 02b7742f4d19631024bd766bd2bb76715780004e. The affected products include various versions of Moonlight clients. Remediation for this vulnerability involves updating the affected products to the fixed version to mitigate the risk of exploitation. The severity of this vulnerability is rated as high, with a base score of 8.8 out of 10, indicating its potential danger to organizations if left unaddressed.

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