#VU53843 Heap-based buffer overflow


Published: 2021-06-07

Vulnerability identifier: #VU53843

Vulnerability risk: High

CVSSv3.1: 7.7 [CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: CVE-2020-36328

CWE-ID: CWE-122

Exploitation vector: Network

Exploit availability: No

Vulnerable software:
libwebp
Other software / Other software solutions

Vendor: developers.google.com

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the target system.

The vulnerability exists due to a boundary error in WebPDecodeRGBInto function in libwebp.  A remote attacker can create a specially crafted file, trick the victim into opening it, trigger heap-based buffer overflow and execute arbitrary code on the target system.

Successful exploitation of this vulnerability may result in complete compromise of vulnerable system.

Mitigation
Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

libwebp: 0.1.2, 0.1.3, 0.1.99, 0.2.0, 0.2.0 rc1, 0.2.1, 0.3.0, 0.3.0 rc6, 0.3.0 rc7, 0.3.1, 0.3.1 rc1, 0.3.1 rc2, 0.4.0, 0.4.0 rc1, 0.4.1, 0.4.1 rc1, 0.4.2, 0.4.2 rc2, 0.4.3, 0.4.3 rc1, 0.4.4, 0.4.4 rc2, 0.5.0, 0.5.0 rc1, 0.5.1, 0.5.1 rc5, 0.5.2, 0.5.2 rc2, 0.6.0, 0.6.0 rc2, 0.6.0 rc3, 0.6.1, 0.6.1 rc2, 1.0.0, 1.0.0 rc1, 1.0.0 rc2, 1.0.0 rc3, 1.0.1 rc2

CPE

External links
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1956829
https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2021/06/msg00005.html
https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2021/06/msg00006.html


Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Yes. This vulnerability can be exploited by a remote non-authenticated attacker via the Internet.

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability.


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