AutoTrace 0.40.0 input-bmp.c ReadImage heap-based overflow

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A vulnerability, which was classified as critical, was found in AutoTrace 0.40.0 (Image Processing Software). This affects the function ReadImage of the file input-bmp.c. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a heap-based overflow vulnerability. CWE is classifying the issue as CWE-122. A heap overflow condition is a buffer overflow, where the buffer that can be overwritten is allocated in the heap portion of memory, generally meaning that the buffer was allocated using a routine such as malloc(). This is going to have an impact on confidentiality, integrity, and availability. The summary by CVE is:

AutoTrace v0.40.0 was discovered to contain a heap overflow via the ReadImage function at input-bmp.c:660.

The weakness was published 07/15/2022 as 2b44c173027736c64b3f379bd154c41bab745423. The advisory is shared at This vulnerability is uniquely identified as CVE-2022-32323 since 06/05/2022. Technical details are known, but no exploit is available.

Applying the patch 2b44c173027736c64b3f379bd154c41bab745423 is able to eliminate this problem. The bugfix is ready for download at





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VulDB Meta Base Score: 7.6
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 7.5

VulDB Base Score: 5.5
VulDB Temp Score: 5.3
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Class: Heap-based overflow
CWE: CWE-122 / CWE-119
ATT&CK: Unknown

Local: No
Remote: Partially

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Status: Not defined

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Patch: 2b44c173027736c64b3f379bd154c41bab745423


06/05/2022 CVE reserved
07/15/2022 +40 days Advisory disclosed
07/15/2022 +0 days VulDB entry created
07/31/2022 +16 days VulDB last update


Advisory: 2b44c173027736c64b3f379bd154c41bab745423
Status: Confirmed

CVE: CVE-2022-32323 (🔒)


Created: 07/15/2022 07:35 AM
Updated: 07/31/2022 02:18 PM
Changes: 07/15/2022 07:35 AM (43), 07/31/2022 02:18 PM (18)
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