KLA11031
Multiple vulnerabilities in Foxit Reader
Updated: 06/26/2019
Detect date
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05/05/2017
Severity
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High
Description

Multiple serious vulnerabilities have been found in Foxit Reader and Foxit Phantom PDF. Malicious users can exploit these vulnerabilities to obtain sensitive information or execute arbitary code.

Below is a complete list of vulnerabilities:

  1. Multiple vulnerabilities related to an improper parsing of PDF files can be exploited remotely by convincing a user to visit a malicious web page and open a specially designed file to obtain sensitive information;
  2. An improper parsing of fonts in PDF files can be exploited remotely by convincing a user to visit a malicious web page and open a specially designed file to obtain sensitive information;
  3. A use-after-free vulnerability in the setItem function can be exploited remotely to execute arbitrary code;
  4. A use-after-free vulnerability in the print function can be exploited remotely to execute arbitrary code;
  5. A use-after-free vulnerability in the app.execMenuItem function can be exploited remotely to execute arbitrary code;

Technical details

Vulnerabilities described above exist because user-supplied data is not property validated. Sometimes it can result in an out-of-bounds read. In conjuction with other vulnerabilities, remote code execution in the context of current process is also possible.

Affected products

Foxit Reader before 8.2.1.6871

Solution

Update to the latest versions
Download Foxit Reader

Original advisories

Foxit Reader Security Bulletins

Impacts
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ACE 
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OSI 
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CVE-IDS
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