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Willi Geiger

Willi Geiger

San Francisco

I lead engineering for Media Platform at Cloudflare. Prior to that I led User Experience for the Data Platform at Netflix, and before that, Camera, Editing and Effects for YouTube.

October 05, 2023 4:00PM

Uncovering the Hidden WebP vulnerability: a tale of a CVE with much bigger implications than it originally seemed

Vulnerabilities Chrome WebP Security Swift

Recently, Google announced a security issue in Google Chrome, titled "Heap buffer overflow in WebP in Google Chrome." Initially, it seemed like just another bug in the popular web browser. However, what we discovered was far more significant and had implications that extended well beyond Chrome...