CVSS 3.1 Score 9.8 of 10 (high)


Published Jan 24, 2024
Updated: Feb 5, 2024
CWE ID 787


CVE-2023-51889 is a stack overflow vulnerability found in the validate() function of Mathtex v.1.05 and earlier versions. This vulnerability allows a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code by sending a crafted string in the application URL. The severity of this vulnerability is rated as CRITICAL, with a base score of 9.8 out of 10. The impact includes high confidentiality and integrity impacts, posing a significant danger to affected organizations. The exploitability score is 3.9 out of 10, indicating that it is relatively easy to exploit. There is no user interaction or privileges required to exploit this vulnerability, and it can be exploited over the network. Organizations should apply patches or updates provided by the vendor to remediate this vulnerability and protect their systems from potential attacks.

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