CVSS 3.1 Score 8.8 of 10 (high)


Published Sep 28, 2023
Updated: Feb 15, 2024
CWE ID 787


CVE-2023-5217 is a high-severity vulnerability that affects Google Chrome prior to version 117.0.5938.132 and libvpx 1.13.1. The vulnerability is a heap buffer overflow in vp8 encoding in libvpx, which could allow a remote attacker to potentially exploit heap corruption through a crafted HTML page. The vulnerability has a CVSSv3 base score of 8.8, indicating a high level of danger to organizations. To remediate this vulnerability, users should update their Google Chrome browser to version 117.0.5938.132 or later and ensure they are using the updated version of libvpx (1.13.1).

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