CVSS 3.1 Score 5.5 of 10 (medium)


Published Oct 3, 2023
Updated: Jan 24, 2024
CWE ID 476


CVE-2023-43898, also known as the NULL Pointer Dereference vulnerability (CWE-476), affects the software library Nothings stb 2.28. The vulnerability was discovered in the function stbi__convert_format and can be exploited by attackers through a crafted pic file, leading to a Denial of Service (DoS) attack. This vulnerability has a base severity rating of MEDIUM with a base score of 5.5 according to NIST's National Vulnerability Database (NVD). The exploitability score is 1.8, and it requires user interaction. The attack vector is local, and the integrity and confidentiality impacts are assessed as none. However, the availability impact is considered high, posing potential dangers for affected organizations. Remediation measures for this vulnerability have not been specified in the provided information.

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