LibRaw X3F File x3f_utils_patched.cpp new_node out-of-bounds write

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A vulnerability classified as critical has been found in LibRaw (Image Processing Software) (the affected version unknown). This affects the function new_node of the file libraw\src\x3f\x3f_utils_patched.cpp of the component X3F File Handler. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a out-of-bounds write vulnerability. CWE is classifying the issue as CWE-787. The software writes data past the end, or before the beginning, of the intended buffer. This is going to have an impact on confidentiality, integrity, and availability. The summary by CVE is:

In LibRaw, there is an out-of-bounds write vulnerability within the "new_node()" function (libraw\src\x3f\x3f_utils_patched.cpp) that can be triggered via a crafted X3F file.

The weakness was disclosed 09/02/2022 as 272. It is possible to read the advisory at This vulnerability is uniquely identified as CVE-2020-35530 since 12/17/2020. It demands that the victim is doing some kind of user interaction. Technical details of the vulnerability are known, but there is no available exploit.

Applying the patch 11c4db253ef2c9bb44247b578f5caa57c66a1eeb is able to eliminate this problem. The bugfix is ready for download at





  • open-source

CPE 2.3info

CPE 2.2info


VulDB Meta Base Score: 5.9
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 5.8

VulDB Base Score: 6.3
VulDB Temp Score: 6.0
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Class: Out-of-bounds write
CWE: CWE-787 / CWE-119
ATT&CK: Unknown

Local: No
Remote: Yes

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Status: Not defined

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Patch: 11c4db253ef2c9bb44247b578f5caa57c66a1eeb


12/17/2020 CVE reserved
09/02/2022 +623 days Advisory disclosed
09/02/2022 +0 days VulDB entry created
10/11/2022 +39 days VulDB last update


Advisory: 272
Status: Confirmed

CVE: CVE-2020-35530 (🔒)


Created: 09/02/2022 09:38 AM
Updated: 10/11/2022 10:32 AM
Changes: 09/02/2022 09:38 AM (43), 10/11/2022 10:32 AM (11)
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