CVE-2022-38013

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CVE-2022-38013 is a vulnerability that allows attackers to execute arbitrary code remotely on affected systems. The vulnerability is present in the "Simple DirectMedia Layer" (SDL) library, which is used by many applications to handle multimedia tasks such as playing audio and video. The flaw is caused by an integer overflow during the processing of malformed BMP images, which can lead to stack buffer overflows and ultimately allow arbitrary code execution. The vulnerability was discovered in August 2022 by security researchers from Tencent Security Xuanwu Lab. They reported the issue to SDL's maintainers, who promptly released a patch on September 7th, 2022. The patch fixes the integer overflow and also adds additional checks to prevent similar issues from occurring in the future. Following the release of the patch, system administrators and application developers were urged to update their installations of SDL to the latest version as soon as possible. Failure to do so could leave affected systems vulnerable to potentially devastating attacks, including the installation of malware or the theft of sensitive data. As always, it is important to stay vigilant and keep all software up-to-date to minimize the risk of exploitation by malicious actors.
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CERT-EU
a year ago
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