CVSS 3.1 Score 8.8 of 10 (high)


Published Dec 6, 2023
Updated: Feb 15, 2024
CWE ID 416


CVE-2023-6509 is a high-severity vulnerability that affects Google Chrome versions prior to 120.0.6099.62. The vulnerability, categorized as CWE-416 (Use After Free), allows a remote attacker to potentially exploit heap corruption by convincing a user to engage in specific UI interaction in the Side Panel Search feature of Google Chrome. The vulnerability requires user interaction and does not require any special privileges. It has a base score of 8.8 and an impact score of 5.9 according to CVSS v3.1, indicating a significant threat to confidentiality, integrity, and availability of affected systems. Organizations should update their Google Chrome installations to version 120.0.6099.62 or later to remediate this vulnerability and reduce the potential risk it poses.

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