CVSS 3.1 Score 3.7 of 10 (low)


Published Feb 2, 2024
Updated: Feb 12, 2024
CWE ID 119


CVE-2024-24560 is a vulnerability affecting the Vyper smart contract language for the Ethereum Virtual Machine. The vulnerability occurs when calls to external contracts are made, causing the input buffer to overlap with the return buffer. This can lead to a situation where malformed return data is mistaken for input data, allowing an attacker to read different invalid data from the buffer. The vulnerability has been rated as low severity, with a base score of 3.7 and a CVSS vector string of AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N. There is no need for user interaction or special privileges to exploit this vulnerability, and it can be exploited over a network. The potential danger it poses to an organization is relatively low, but organizations using Vyper and affected products should apply remediation measures to mitigate the risk.

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