zlib through 1.2.12 has a heap-based buffer over-read or buffer overflow in inflate in inflate.c via a large gzip header extra field. NOTE: only applications that call inflateGetHeader are affected. Some common applications bundle the affected zlib source code but may be unable to call inflateGetHeader (e.g., see the nodejs/node reference).
Published 2022-08-05 07:15:07
Updated 2023-07-19 00:56:46
Source MITRE
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Vulnerability category: OverflowMemory Corruption

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2022-37434

Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days: 0.38%

Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less: ~ 70 % EPSS Score History EPSS FAQ

CVSS scores for CVE-2022-37434

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Source
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
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CWE ids for CVE-2022-37434

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

References for CVE-2022-37434

Products affected by CVE-2022-37434

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