CVSS 3.1 Score 5.5 of 10 (medium)


Published Sep 11, 2023
Updated: Jan 29, 2024
CWE ID 476


CVE-2023-40032 is a vulnerability that affects the libvips image processing library versions 8.14.3 and earlier. It occurs when parsing a specially crafted SVG input containing malformed UTF-8 characters, leading to a segfault. To remediate this vulnerability, users are advised to upgrade to libvips version 8.14.4 or later, especially when processing untrusted input. The potential danger posed by this vulnerability is considered medium with a base severity score of 5.5, as it requires low privileges and local access to exploit. However, the availability impact is high, indicating a potential for denial of service attacks on affected systems.

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