CVSS 3.1 Score 7.8 of 10 (high)


Published Jan 19, 2024
Updated: Jan 25, 2024
CWE ID 416


CVE-2024-22920 is a cyber vulnerability that affects swftools 0.9.2, specifically the function bufferWriteData in swftools/lib/action/compile.c. This vulnerability is classified as a heap-use-after-free, which means that it allows an attacker to exploit memory that has already been freed. The base severity of this vulnerability is rated as HIGH, with a base score of 7.8 and an impact score of 5.9. The potential danger it poses to an organization is significant, as it can lead to unauthorized access and manipulation of sensitive data. To remediate this vulnerability, users are advised to update their swftools software to the latest version available.

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