CVSS 3.1 Score 8.1 of 10 (high)


Published Feb 20, 2024
CWE ID 416


CVE-2024-24794 is a use-after-free vulnerability found in the DICOM Element Parsing feature of Imaging Data Commons libdicom 1.0.5. This vulnerability can be triggered by a specially crafted DICOM file, which could lead to premature freeing of memory and potential exploitation by an attacker. The vulnerability affects the vulnerable application that processes the malicious DICOM image. To remediate this vulnerability, users are advised to update to a patched version of libdicom when it becomes available. The base severity of this vulnerability is rated as HIGH, with a CVSS score of 8.1, indicating a significant potential danger to organizations that use the affected product.

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