#VU53844 Heap-based buffer overflow

Published: 2021-06-07

Vulnerability identifier: #VU53844

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-2018-25011


Exploitation vector: Network

Exploit availability: No

Vulnerable software:
Other software / Other software solutions

Vendor: developers.google.com


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

The vulnerability exists due to a boundary error in PutLE16() 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.

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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


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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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