CVSS 3.1 Score 7.8 of 10 (high)


Published Jul 3, 2023
Updated: Nov 7, 2023
CWE ID 120


CVE-2023-36183 is a high-severity vulnerability categorized as CWE-120, a classic buffer overflow. It affects OpenImageIO version and earlier versions. By exploiting this vulnerability, an attacker can remotely execute arbitrary code and gain access to sensitive information by using a crafted file in the readimg function. The vulnerability has a CVSSv3 base score of 7.8, indicating a significant threat level. It requires no privileges and user interaction is required for exploitation. The attack vector is local, and the impact on integrity and confidentiality is high. To remediate the vulnerability, organizations should update their OpenImageIO software to a version that is later than

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