CVSS 3.1 Score 7.5 of 10 (high)


Published Mar 18, 2024
CWE ID 415


A double-free vulnerability, identified as CVE-2024-2002, has been discovered in libdwarf. This vulnerability affects libdwarf, a library for reading DWARF debugging information. In the presence of a multiply-corrupted DWARF object, libdwarf may attempt to deallocate an allocation twice, leading to unpredictable and diverse outcomes. This vulnerability poses a high risk with a base severity score of 7.5 out of 10. It does not require any privileges or user interaction to exploit and can be exploited remotely. The impact score is 3.6 out of 10, indicating a significant potential danger to organizations. To remediate this vulnerability, it is recommended to update the affected software or library to the latest version provided by the vendor or apply any patches or mitigations that may be available.

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