CVSS 3.1 Score 8.1 of 10 (high)


Published Feb 20, 2024
CWE ID 416


CVE-2024-24793 is a use-after-free vulnerability in the DICOM Element Parsing of Imaging Data Commons libdicom 1.0.5, affecting the parsing of elements in the File Meta Information header. An attacker can exploit this vulnerability by using a specially crafted DICOM file to cause premature freeing of memory that is later used. The vulnerability has a base severity rating of HIGH with a base score of 8.1 according to CVSS:3.1. The potential danger posed to an organization includes a high impact on confidentiality and integrity, with no privileges required and no user interaction needed for exploitation. It is classified as a Primary vulnerability and carries an exploitability score of 2.2 out of 10. Remediation measures are not mentioned in the provided information, and no analysis description is available at this time.

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