CVSS 3.1 Score 9.8 of 10 (high)


Published Dec 11, 2023
Updated: Dec 14, 2023
CWE ID 120


CVE-2023-50245 is a critical vulnerability with a base severity score of 9.8. It affects the OpenEXR-viewer, a viewer for OpenEXR files with detailed metadata probing. Versions prior to 0.6.1 are vulnerable to a memory overflow issue. The vulnerability has a high integrity and confidentiality impact, and it can be exploited remotely through network attacks. There is no need for user interaction or privileges required to exploit this vulnerability. The affected products include versions t0V6SM, t0V6SN, t0V6SO, t0V6SP, t0V6SL, t0V6SQ, t0V6SR, and t0V6SS of the OpenEXR-viewer. To remediate this vulnerability, it is recommended to update to version 0.6.1 or later. The potential danger this vulnerability poses to organizations is the risk of unauthorized access and leakage of sensitive information due to the memory overflow vulnerability in the OpenEXR-viewer software.


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