CVSS 3.1 Score 6.5 of 10 (medium)


Published Oct 11, 2023
Updated: Jan 31, 2024


CVE-2023-5475 is a vulnerability that affects Google Chrome prior to version 118.0.5993.70. It is caused by an inappropriate implementation in DevTools, allowing an attacker to bypass discretionary access control by convincing a user to install a malicious extension via a crafted Chrome Extension. The vulnerability has a severity rating of Medium and does not require any privileges from the user. The attack vector is through the network, and it has a high impact on integrity but no impact on confidentiality. The base score for this vulnerability is 6.5 out of 10, indicating its potential danger to organizations. To remediate this vulnerability, users should update their Google Chrome browser to version 118.0.5993.70 or later.


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