#VU63163 Access of Uninitialized Pointer


Published: 2022-05-13

Vulnerability identifier: #VU63163

Vulnerability risk: Low

CVSSv3.1: 3.8 [CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: CVE-2021-42702

CWE-ID: CWE-824

Exploitation vector: Network

Exploit availability: No

Vulnerable software:
inkscape
Other software / Other software solutions

Vendor: inkscape.org

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to gain access to potentially sensitive information.

The vulnerability exists due to an invalid pointer initialization. A remote attacker can gain unauthorized access to sensitive information on the system.

Mitigation
Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

inkscape: 0.91


CPE

External links
http://ics-cert.us-cert.gov/advisories/icsa-22-132-03


Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Yes. This vulnerability can be exploited by a remote non-authenticated attacker via the Internet.

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability.


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