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Zdi-disclosures@trendmicro.comCVE-2022-42400
HistoryJan 26, 2023 - 6:59 p.m.

CVE-2022-42400

2023-01-2618:59:00
CWE-787
zdi-disclosures@trendmicro.com
web.nvd.nist.gov
15
cve-2022-42400
pdf-xchange editor
remote code execution
vulnerability
exploit
nvd
zdi-can-18328

7.8 High

CVSS3

Attack Vector

LOCAL

Attack Complexity

LOW

Privileges Required

NONE

User Interaction

REQUIRED

Scope

UNCHANGED

Confidentiality Impact

HIGH

Integrity Impact

HIGH

Availability Impact

HIGH

CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

4.4 Medium

CVSS2

Access Vector

LOCAL

Access Complexity

MEDIUM

Authentication

NONE

Confidentiality Impact

PARTIAL

Integrity Impact

PARTIAL

Availability Impact

PARTIAL

AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

0.001 Low

EPSS

Percentile

41.4%

This vulnerability allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code on affected installations of PDF-XChange Editor. User interaction is required to exploit this vulnerability in that the target must visit a malicious page or open a malicious file. The specific flaw exists within the parsing of PDF files. Crafted data in a PDF file can trigger a write past the end of an allocated buffer. An attacker can leverage this vulnerability to execute code in the context of the current process. Was ZDI-CAN-18328.

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API usage cases
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Ways of integration

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7.8 High

CVSS3

Attack Vector

LOCAL

Attack Complexity

LOW

Privileges Required

NONE

User Interaction

REQUIRED

Scope

UNCHANGED

Confidentiality Impact

HIGH

Integrity Impact

HIGH

Availability Impact

HIGH

CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

4.4 Medium

CVSS2

Access Vector

LOCAL

Access Complexity

MEDIUM

Authentication

NONE

Confidentiality Impact

PARTIAL

Integrity Impact

PARTIAL

Availability Impact

PARTIAL

AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

0.001 Low

EPSS

Percentile

41.4%

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