CVE-2023-5856

CVSS 3.1 Score 8.8 of 10 (high)

Details

Published Nov 1, 2023
Updated: Jan 31, 2024
CWE ID 416

Summary

CVE-2023-5856 is a vulnerability that affects Google Chrome versions prior to 119.0.6045.105 and is categorized as a "Use After Free" vulnerability (CWE-416). The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to potentially exploit heap corruption by convincing a user to engage in specific UI gestures via a crafted HTML page. The severity of this vulnerability is rated as "High" with a base score of 8.8 out of 10. The exploitability score is 2.8 out of 10, indicating that it is relatively difficult to exploit. No privileges are required for exploitation, but user interaction is required. The attack vector is through the network and the impact includes high integrity and confidentiality impacts. The availability impact is also high. Remediation for this vulnerability involves updating Google Chrome to version 119.0.6045.105 or later.

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