Muhammara is a node module with c/cpp bindings to modify PDF with js for node or electron (based/replacement on/of galkhana/hummusjs). The package muhammara before 2.6.0; all versions of package hummus are vulnerable to Denial of Service (DoS) when supplied with a maliciously crafted PDF file to be appended to another. This issue has been patched in 2.6.0 for muhammara and not at all for hummus. As a workaround, do not process files from untrusted sources.
Published 2022-11-02 15:15:11
Updated 2022-11-04 02:42:02
Source GitHub, Inc.
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Vulnerability category: Denial of service

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2022-39381

Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 40 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2022-39381

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
GitHub, Inc.

CWE ids for CVE-2022-39381

  • A NULL pointer dereference occurs when the application dereferences a pointer that it expects to be valid, but is NULL, typically causing a crash or exit.
    Assigned by: (Primary)
  • The product does not check for an error after calling a function that can return with a NULL pointer if the function fails, which leads to a resultant NULL pointer dereference.
    Assigned by: (Secondary)

References for CVE-2022-39381

Products affected by CVE-2022-39381

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