CVE-2023-5169

CVSS 3.1 Score 6.5 of 10 (medium)

Details

Published Sep 27, 2023
Updated: Oct 12, 2023
CWE ID 787

Summary

CVE-2023-5169 is a vulnerability that affects Firefox versions prior to 118, Firefox ESR versions prior to 115.3, and Thunderbird versions prior to 115.3. It is a result of a compromised content process that can lead to an out-of-bounds write, potentially causing a crash in a privileged process. The vulnerability has a base severity rating of MEDIUM with a base score of 6.5. Exploitation requires user interaction and the attack vector is through the network. The impact on confidentiality and integrity is none, but it has a high availability impact. The vulnerability has an exploitability score of 2.8 and an impact score of 3.6 according to the CVSS v3.1 rating system provided by nvd@nist.gov.

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