There is a use-after-free issue in JBIG2Stream::close() located in in Xpdf 4.04. It can be triggered by sending a crafted PDF file to (for example) the pdfimages binary. It allows an attacker to cause Denial of Service or possibly have unspecified other impact.
Published 2022-09-29 03:15:15
Updated 2022-09-30 18:28:57
Source MITRE
View at NVD,
Vulnerability category: Memory CorruptionDenial of service

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2022-38222

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

CVSS scores for CVE-2022-38222

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen

CWE ids for CVE-2022-38222

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

References for CVE-2022-38222

Products affected by CVE-2022-38222

This web site uses cookies for managing your session, storing preferences, website analytics and additional purposes described in our privacy policy.
By using this web site you are agreeing to terms of use!