CVSS 3.1 Score 6.5 of 10 (medium)


Published Oct 11, 2023
Updated: Jan 31, 2024


The vulnerability with the CVE ID CVE-2023-5481 affects Google Chrome prior to version 118.0.5993.70 and is classified as a medium severity issue. The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to spoof security UI by exploiting an inappropriate implementation in the Downloads feature of the browser. The affected products include various versions of Google Chrome, such as b_v-e7, QtrC2s, nzAPMN, and others. To remediate the vulnerability, users should update their Google Chrome browser to version 118.0.5993.70 or later. The potential danger posed by this vulnerability is high integrity impact, which means an attacker could manipulate security UI to deceive users and potentially gain unauthorized access to sensitive information without user interaction but with network access privileges.

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