Use-after-free vulnerability in the pdf_load_xref function in pdf/pdf-xref.c in MuPDF allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) via a crafted PDF file.
Published 2016-09-22 15:59:02
Updated 2018-10-30 16:27:36
Source MITRE
View at NVD,   CVE.org
Vulnerability category: Memory CorruptionDenial of service

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2016-6265

Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days: 1.03%

Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less: ~ 82 % EPSS Score History EPSS FAQ

CVSS scores for CVE-2016-6265

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source
4.3
MEDIUM AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P
8.6
2.9
NIST
5.5
MEDIUM CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H
1.8
3.6
NIST

CWE ids for CVE-2016-6265

  • Referencing memory after it has been freed can cause a program to crash, use unexpected values, or execute code.
    Assigned by: nvd@nist.gov (Primary)

References for CVE-2016-6265

Products affected by CVE-2016-6265

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