CVSS 3.1 Score 6.5 of 10 (medium)


Published Oct 10, 2023
Updated: Nov 7, 2023
CWE ID 125
CWE ID 787


CVE-2023-43785 is a vulnerability found in libX11, affecting various products. The vulnerability arises from a boundary condition within the _XkbReadKeySyms() function and enables a local user to trigger an out-of-bounds read error, thereby accessing the system's memory contents. The vulnerability has a CVSS severity score of 6.5, categorized as MEDIUM. It requires user interaction and has a high impact on confidentiality. The exploitability score is 2.8, indicating a moderate likelihood of exploitation. There is no requirement for privileged access, and the attack vector is through the network. Remediating this vulnerability requires patching or updating the affected products. If left unaddressed, this vulnerability poses a potential danger to organizations as it could allow unauthorized access to sensitive information in the system's memory.

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