CVE-2023-5168

CVSS 3.1 Score 9.8 of 10 (high)

Details

Published Sep 27, 2023
Updated: Oct 10, 2023
CWE ID 787

Summary

CVE-2023-5168 is a critical vulnerability that affects Firefox on Windows, specifically versions lower than 118, Firefox ESR lower than 115.3, and Thunderbird lower than 115.3. It is categorized as an "Out-of-bounds Write" vulnerability (CWE-787) and has a base severity score of 9.8 out of 10. This vulnerability can be exploited remotely and does not require any privileges or user interaction. The impact includes high integrity and confidentiality risks, with the potential for a crash in a privileged process. The exploitability score is 3.9 out of 10, indicating a moderate level of difficulty for exploitation.

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