An exploitable heap out of bounds write vulnerability exists in the Fitz graphical library part of the MuPDF renderer. A specially crafted PDF file can cause a out of bounds write resulting in heap metadata and sensitive process memory corruption leading to potential code execution. Victim needs to open the specially crafted file in a vulnerable reader in order to trigger this vulnerability.
Published 2018-04-24 19:29:00
Updated 2022-12-13 17:36:06
Source Talos
View at NVD,   CVE.org
Vulnerability category: Memory Corruption

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2016-8728

0.08%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 31 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2016-8728

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
6.8
MEDIUM AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
8.6
6.4
NIST
8.6
HIGH CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:C/C:H/I:H/A:H
1.8
6.0
Talos
7.8
HIGH CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
1.8
5.9
NIST

CWE ids for CVE-2016-8728

  • The product writes data past the end, or before the beginning, of the intended buffer.
    Assigned by: nvd@nist.gov (Primary)

References for CVE-2016-8728

Products affected by CVE-2016-8728

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