First published: Wed Nov 15 2023(Updated: )
Chromium: CVE-2023-5997 Use after free in Garbage Collection
Use after free in Garbage Collection in Google Chrome prior to 119.0.6045.159 allowed a remote attacker to potentially exploit heap corruption via a crafted HTML page. (Chromium security severity: High)
|Affected Software||Affected Version||How to fix|
|Microsoft Edge (Chromium-based)|
|Microsoft Edge (Chromium-based) Extended Stable|
CVE-2023-5997 is a vulnerability in Chromium that allows a remote attacker to potentially exploit heap corruption.
The severity of CVE-2023-5997 is High with a severity value of 8.8.
CVE-2023-5997 affects Microsoft Edge (Chromium-based) versions prior to 119.0.2151.72.
To fix CVE-2023-5997 in Microsoft Edge, update to version 119.0.2151.72 or later.
You can find more information about CVE-2023-5997 in the references provided: (https://chromereleases.googleblog.com/2023/11/stable-channel-update-for-desktop_14.html), (https://crbug.com/1497997), (https://msrc.microsoft.com/update-guide/vulnerability/CVE-2023-5997).