CVSS 3.1 Score 8.8 of 10 (high)


Published Feb 26, 2024
CWE ID 190


CVE-2024-21836 is a heap-based buffer overflow vulnerability in the GGUF library header.n_tensors functionality of llama.cpp Commit 18c2e17. This vulnerability allows for code execution when a specially crafted .gguf file is provided. It has a risk score of 66, with a base severity rating of HIGH. The attack vector is through the network, and user interaction is required. The potential impact includes high integrity and confidentiality impacts, as well as high availability impact. The vulnerability has not been modified since its discovery and has an exploitability score of 2.8. The affected product is the GGUF library in llama.cpp Commit 18c2e17, and remediation steps are not provided in the given information.

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