CVSS 3.1 Score 7.5 of 10 (high)


Published Jan 24, 2024
Updated: Feb 5, 2024
CWE ID 120


CVE-2023-51888 is a Buffer Overflow vulnerability affecting the nomath() function in Mathtex version 1.05 and earlier. This vulnerability allows a remote attacker to cause a denial of service by sending a crafted string through the application URL. The vulnerability has a base severity rating of HIGH, with a base score of 7.5 out of 10. It does not require any privileges or user interaction to exploit and can be exploited over the network. The impact score is 3.6 out of 10, indicating potential harm to the availability of the affected system. Organizations using Mathtex should update to a patched version to remediate this vulnerability (source:

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