Adobe Photoshop versions 22.5.8 (and earlier) and 23.4.2 (and earlier) are affected by a Heap-based Buffer Overflow vulnerability that could result in arbitrary code execution in the context of the current user. Exploitation of this issue requires user interaction in that a victim must open a malicious file.sue requires user interaction in that a victim must open a malicious file.
Published 2022-09-16 18:15:17
Updated 2022-09-20 18:55:32
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Vulnerability category: OverflowMemory Corruption

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2022-38433

Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days: 0.62%

Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less: ~ 78 % EPSS Score History EPSS FAQ

CVSS scores for CVE-2022-38433

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source
Adobe Systems Incorporated

CWE ids for CVE-2022-38433

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

References for CVE-2022-38433

Products affected by CVE-2022-38433

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