CVSS 3.1 Score 8.1 of 10 (high)


Published Mar 28, 2024


CVE-2024-28109 is a vulnerability in the veraPDF-library, a PDF/A validation library. This vulnerability allows for remote code execution (RCE) when executing policy checks using custom schematron files, due to an XSL transformation issue. The vulnerability has been fixed in version 1.24.2 of the library. The base severity of this vulnerability is rated as HIGH, with a base score of 8.1 according to the CVSS:3.1 scoring system. The potential impact includes high integrity and confidentiality impacts, although user interaction is not required for exploitation. The exploitability score is 2.8 out of 10, indicating a moderate level of difficulty in exploiting this vulnerability. Organizations using the affected veraPDF-library should update to version 1.24.2 to remediate this vulnerability and mitigate the potential danger it poses to their systems and data security.

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