CVSS 3.1 Score 5.3 of 10 (medium)


Published Dec 12, 2023
Updated: Jan 19, 2024
CWE ID 120


CVE-2023-49993 is a vulnerability found in Espeak-ng 1.52-dev software. It is a buffer overflow vulnerability discovered in the function ReadClause at readclause.c. The risk score for this vulnerability is 25, indicating a medium severity level. The base score is 5.3, with low impact on integrity and confidentiality. The attack vector is local, and user interaction is required. The vulnerability does not require any privileges to exploit. To remediate this vulnerability, users should update their Espeak-ng software to a patched version provided by the vendor. This vulnerability poses a potential danger to organizations that use Espeak-ng as it could be exploited by attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause denial of service on affected systems.


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