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Out-of-bounds Write

CVE-2022-34503

Severity Medium
Score 6.5/10

Summary

QPDF v8.4.2 was discovered to contain a heap buffer overflow via the function QPDF::processXRefStream. This vulnerability allows attackers to cause a Denial of Service (DoS) via a crafted PDF file.

  • LOW
  • NETWORK
  • NONE
  • UNCHANGED
  • REQUIRED
  • NONE
  • NONE
  • HIGH

CWE-787 - Out-of-Bounds Write

Out-of-bounds write vulnerability is a memory access bug that allows software to write data past the end or before the beginning of the intended buffer. This may result in the corruption of data, a crash, or arbitrary code execution.

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Advisory Timeline

  • Published