CVE-2022-27492

Published on: Not Yet Published

Last Modified on: 09/23/2022 07:28:00 PM UTC

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

Certain versions of Whatsapp from Whatsapp contain the following vulnerability:

An integer underflow in WhatsApp could have caused remote code execution when receiving a crafted video file.

  • CVE-2022-27492 has been assigned by URL Logo [email protected] to track the vulnerability - currently rated as HIGH severity.
  • Affected Vendor/Software: URL Logo Meta - WhatsApp Business for iOS version < v2.22.15.9
  • Affected Vendor/Software: URL Logo Meta - WhatsApp for iOS version < v2.22.15.9
  • Affected Vendor/Software: URL Logo Meta - WhatsApp for Android version < 2.22.16.2
  • Affected Vendor/Software: URL Logo Meta - WhatsApp Business for Android version < 2.22.16.2

CVSS3 Score: 7.8 - HIGH

Attack
Vector
Attack
Complexity
Privileges
Required
User
Interaction
LOCAL LOW NONE REQUIRED
Scope Confidentiality
Impact
Integrity
Impact
Availability
Impact
UNCHANGED HIGH HIGH HIGH

CVE References

Description Tags Link
WhatsApp Security Advisories www.whatsapp.com
text/html
URL Logo CONFIRM www.whatsapp.com/security/advisories/2022/

Related QID Numbers

  • 630827 Whatsapp for Android and iOS Multiple Vulnerabilities

Known Affected Configurations (CPE V2.3)

Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
ApplicationWhatsappWhatsappAllAllAllAll
ApplicationWhatsappWhatsappAllAllAllAll
  • cpe:2.3:a:whatsapp:whatsapp:*:*:*:*:*:android:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:a:whatsapp:whatsapp:*:*:*:*:*:iphone_os:*:*:

Social Mentions

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Twitter Icon @CVEreport CVE-2022-27492 : An integer underflow in WhatsApp could have caused remote code execution when receiving a crafted… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… 2022-09-23 14:03:32
Twitter Icon @andersonc0d3 CVE-2022-27492 An integer underflow in WhatsApp for Android prior to v2.22.16.2, WhatsApp for iOS v2.22.15.9 could… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… 2022-09-23 16:39:06
Reddit Logo Icon /r/vulnintel WhatsApp Remote Code Execution: CVE-2022-36934 CVE-2022-36934 2022-09-24 10:14:26
Reddit Logo Icon /r/InfoSecWriteups CVE-2022–27492: An integer underflow in WhatsApp causing remote code execution when receiving a… 2022-09-28 11:50:44
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