CVE-2023-4762 vulnerability in Google and Other Products
Published on September 5, 2023
Known Exploited Vulnerability
This Google Chromium V8 Type Confusion Vulnerability is part of CISA's list of Known Exploited Vulnerabilities. Google Chromium V8 contains a type confusion vulnerability that allows a remote attacker to execute code via a crafted HTML page.
The following remediation steps are recommended / required by February 27, 2024: Apply mitigations per vendor instructions or discontinue use of the product if mitigations are unavailable.
CVE-2023-4762 is exploitable with network access, requires user interaction. This vulnerability is considered to have a low attack complexity. It has an exploitability score of 2.8 out of four. The potential impact of an exploit of this vulnerability is considered to be very high.
What is an Object Type Confusion Vulnerability?
The program allocates or initializes a resource such as a pointer, object, or variable using one type, but it later accesses that resource using a type that is incompatible with the original type.
CVE-2023-4762 has been classified to as an Object Type Confusion vulnerability or weakness.
Products Associated with CVE-2023-4762
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What versions are vulnerable to CVE-2023-4762?
- Google Chrome Fixed in Version 116.0.5845.179
- Debian Linux Version 11.0
- Debian Linux Version 12.0
- Fedora Project Fedora Version 37
- Fedora Project Fedora Version 38
- Fedora Project Fedora Version 39