dompdf up to 1.x file inclusion

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A vulnerability was found in dompdf up to 1.x and classified as problematic. Affected by this issue is an unknown functionality. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a privilege escalation vulnerability. Using CWE to declare the problem leads to CWE-73. The software allows user input to control or influence paths or file names that are used in filesystem operations. The impact remains unknown. CVE summarizes:

External Control of File Name or Path in GitHub repository dompdf/dompdf prior to 2.0.0.

The weakness was published 07/19/2022. The advisory is available at This vulnerability is handled as CVE-2022-2400 since 07/14/2022. The technical details are unknown and an exploit is not available.

Upgrading to version 2.0.0 eliminates this vulnerability. Applying the patch 99aeec1efec9213e87098d42eb09439e7ee0bb6a is able to eliminate this problem. The bugfix is ready for download at The best possible mitigation is suggested to be upgrading to the latest version.



CPE 2.3info

CPE 2.2info


VulDB Meta Base Score: 5.3
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 5.2

VulDB Base Score: 5.3
VulDB Temp Score: 5.1
VulDB Vector: 🔒
VulDB Reliability: 🔍

NVD Base Score: 5.3
NVD Vector: 🔒

CNA Base Score: 5.3
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Class: Privilege escalation
ATT&CK: Unknown

Local: No
Remote: Yes

Availability: 🔒
Status: Not defined

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Threat Intelligenceinfo

Interest: 🔍
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Recommended: Upgrade
Status: 🔍

0-Day Time: 🔒

Upgrade: dompdf 2.0.0
Patch: 99aeec1efec9213e87098d42eb09439e7ee0bb6a


07/14/2022 CVE reserved
07/19/2022 +5 days Advisory disclosed
07/19/2022 +0 days VulDB entry created
08/06/2022 +18 days VulDB last update


Advisory: 99aeec1efec9213e87098d42eb09439e7ee0bb6a
Status: Confirmed

CVE: CVE-2022-2400 (🔒)


Created: 07/19/2022 11:18 AM
Updated: 08/06/2022 01:55 PM
Changes: (9) vulnerability_cvss3_nvd_basescore vulnerability_cvss3_nvd_av vulnerability_cvss3_nvd_ac vulnerability_cvss3_nvd_pr vulnerability_cvss3_nvd_ui vulnerability_cvss3_nvd_s vulnerability_cvss3_nvd_c vulnerability_cvss3_nvd_i vulnerability_cvss3_nvd_a
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