CVSS 3.1 Score 8.8 of 10 (high)


Published Sep 28, 2023
Updated: Jan 31, 2024
CWE ID 416


CVE-2023-5187, a vulnerability with a base severity of HIGH and a base score of 8.8, affects Google Chrome versions prior to 117.0.5938.132. This vulnerability allows an attacker to potentially exploit heap corruption through a crafted HTML page if they can convince a user to install a malicious extension. The vulnerability is categorized as Use After Free (CWE-416) and has the potential to cause high impact on both integrity and confidentiality. The exploitability score is 2.8, indicating that it is moderately easy for an attacker to exploit this vulnerability. Remediation involves updating to Google Chrome version 117.0.5938.132 or later.

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