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Attack: Artweaver CVE-2013-3481

Severity: High

This attack could pose a serious security threat. You should take immediate action to stop any damage or prevent further damage from happening.


This signature detects attempts to exploit a buffer overflow vulnerability in Artweaver which could result in remote code execution.

Additional Information

Artweaver is prone to a stack-based buffer-overflow vulnerability because it fails to properly bounds-check user-supplied input before copying it to an insufficiently sized memory buffer. Specifically, the issue occurs when processing JPG image files. An attacker can exploit this issue through a specially crafted JPG image file


  • Artweaver 3.1.4 is vulnerable; other versions may also be affected.
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