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Use After Free

CVE-2021-43274

Severity High
Score 7.8/10

Summary

A Use After Free Vulnerability exists in the Open Design Alliance Drawings SDK before 2022.11. The specific flaw exists within the parsing of DWF files. The issue results from the lack of validating the existence of an object prior to performing operations on the object. An attacker can leverage this in conjunction with other vulnerabilities to execute arbitrary code in the context of the current process.

  • LOW
  • LOCAL
  • HIGH
  • UNCHANGED
  • REQUIRED
  • NONE
  • HIGH
  • HIGH

CWE-416 - Use After Free

Use-after-free (UaF) vulnerability occurs when the application is using a pointer to memory that has been freed. Any attempt to read/write to a buffer after it is de-allocated allows memory corruption, sensitive information exposure, and can potentially lead to arbitrary code execution.

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Advisory Timeline

  • Published