7.8
CWE
120 119
Advisory Published
Updated

CVE-2023-0996: Buffer Overflow

First published: Fri Feb 24 2023(Updated: )

There is a vulnerability in the strided image data parsing code in the emscripten wrapper for libheif. An attacker could exploit this through a crafted image file to cause a buffer overflow in linear memory during a memcpy call.

Credit: cve_disclosure@tech.gov.sg

Affected SoftwareAffected VersionHow to fix
Struktur Libheif=1.14.2

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Frequently Asked Questions

  • What is the vulnerability CVE-2023-0996?

    CVE-2023-0996 is a vulnerability in the strided image data parsing code in the emscripten wrapper for libheif.

  • How severe is CVE-2023-0996?

    CVE-2023-0996 has a severity level of 7.8, which is considered high.

  • What software is affected by CVE-2023-0996?

    The Struktur Libheif version 1.14.2 is affected by CVE-2023-0996.

  • How can an attacker exploit CVE-2023-0996?

    An attacker can exploit CVE-2023-0996 through a crafted image file to cause a buffer overflow during a memcpy call.

  • Are there any references for CVE-2023-0996?

    Yes, you can find references for CVE-2023-0996 at the following links: - [GitHub Pull Request](https://github.com/strukturag/libheif/pull/759) - [Security Advisories](https://govtech-csg.github.io/security-advisories/2023/02/24/CVE-2023-0996.html)

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