CVE-2023-5175

CVSS 3.1 Score 9.8 of 10 (high)

Details

Published Sep 27, 2023
Updated: Jan 7, 2024
CWE ID 416

Summary

CVE-2023-5175 is a critical vulnerability that affects Firefox versions prior to 118. The vulnerability arises during the shutdown process, where an ImageBitmap can be created and later used after being freed from a different codepath, potentially leading to a crash that can be exploited. The base score for this vulnerability is 9.8 out of 10, indicating its severity. The impact includes high integrity and confidentiality impacts, with no user interaction or privileges required for exploitation. The attack vector is through the network, and the availability impact is also high. Remediation for this vulnerability involves updating Firefox to version 118 or later.

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