An integer overflow in WhatsApp could result in remote code execution in an established video call.
Published 2022-09-22 22:15:10
Updated 2022-09-24 02:31:35
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Vulnerability category: OverflowExecute code

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2022-36934

0.44%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 74 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2022-36934

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
9.8
CRITICAL CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
3.9
5.9
NIST

CWE ids for CVE-2022-36934

  • A heap overflow condition is a buffer overflow, where the buffer that can be overwritten is allocated in the heap portion of memory, generally meaning that the buffer was allocated using a routine such as malloc().
    Assigned by: cve-assign@fb.com (Secondary)
  • The product performs a calculation that can produce an integer overflow or wraparound, when the logic assumes that the resulting value will always be larger than the original value. This can introduce other weaknesses when the calculation is used for resource management or execution control.
    Assigned by: nvd@nist.gov (Primary)

References for CVE-2022-36934

Products affected by CVE-2022-36934

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