CVSS 3.1 Score 8.8 of 10 (high)


Published Nov 15, 2023
Updated: Jan 31, 2024
CWE ID 416


CVE-2023-5997 is a vulnerability that affects Google Chrome versions prior to 119.0.6045.159. It is classified as a high severity vulnerability that allows a remote attacker to potentially exploit heap corruption through a crafted HTML page, due to a use after free vulnerability in the garbage collection feature. The vulnerability has a CVSS score of 8.8, indicating a high potential danger to organizations. It requires no privileges and user interaction is required for exploitation. The attack vector is through the network, and it has high impact on both integrity and confidentiality. Remediation involves updating Google Chrome to version 119.0.6045.159 or higher.

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