CVSS 3.1 Score 5.3 of 10 (medium)


Published Dec 13, 2023
Updated: Dec 19, 2023
CWE ID 674


CVE-2023-50262 is a vulnerability in Dompdf, an HTML to PDF converter for PHP. The vulnerability allows a malicious actor to trigger infinite recursion by chaining references between two or more SVG images. This can lead to the exhaustion of memory available to the executing process and/or the server itself, depending on the system configuration and attack pattern. The affected products include versions prior to 2.0.4 of Dompdf, as well as php-svg-lib when used in combination with Dompdf. To remediate this vulnerability, users should update Dompdf to version 2.0.4 or later. This vulnerability poses a medium-level danger to organizations as it can result in crashes and potential denial-of-service attacks.

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