CVSS 3.1 Score 9.8 of 10 (high)


Published Sep 23, 2023
Updated: Sep 26, 2023
CWE ID 787


CVE-2023-43338 is a critical vulnerability discovered in Cesanta mjs v2.20.0. The vulnerability is related to a function pointer hijacking issue in the function mjs_get_ptr(), which can allow attackers to execute arbitrary code by exploiting a crafted input. The affected product is oOM5_r. The severity rating for this vulnerability is 9.8 out of 10, indicating a high risk to organizations. To remediate the vulnerability, users should update to a patched version of Cesanta mjs as soon as it becomes available. This vulnerability poses a significant danger to organizations as it can be exploited remotely over the network, compromising the integrity and confidentiality of systems and potentially leading to code execution.

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