Xpdf prior to version 4.04 contains an integer overflow in the JBIG2 decoder (JBIG2Stream::readTextRegionSeg() in JBIG2Stream.cc). Processing a specially crafted PDF file or JBIG2 image could lead to a crash or the execution of arbitrary code. This is similar to the vulnerability described by CVE-2021-30860 (Apple CoreGraphics).
Published 2022-08-22 19:15:11
Updated 2022-10-27 20:27:03
Source MITRE
View at NVD,   CVE.org
Vulnerability category: Overflow

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2022-38171

0.20%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 56 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2022-38171

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
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-2022-38171

  • 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-2022-38171

Products affected by CVE-2022-38171

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