CVSS 3.1 Score 7.8 of 10 (high)


Published Jan 8, 2024
Updated: Jan 11, 2024


CVE-2023-35959 is a vulnerability that affects GTKWave version 3.3.115 and is categorized as a high-severity OS command injection vulnerability. By opening a specially crafted wave file, an attacker can execute arbitrary commands on the victim's system. This vulnerability specifically targets the decompression functionality of .ghw files. The exploitability score is 1.8, indicating a relatively low level of difficulty for attackers to exploit this vulnerability. The base severity score is 7.8, with high impacts on integrity and confidentiality, as well as a required level of user interaction. It poses a significant danger to organizations that use GTKWave if they do not remediate it promptly.

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