KLA11065
Multiple vulnerabilities in Foxit Reader
Updated: 06/26/2019
Detect date
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07/04/2017
Severity
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Critical
Description

Multiple serious vulnerabilities have been found in Foxit Reader. Malicious users can exploit these vulnerabilities to execute arbitrary code, cause denial of service and obtain sensitive information.

Below is a complete list of vulnerabilities:

  1. An use-after-free vulnerability in the AFParseDateEx function can be exploited remotely to execute arbitrary code;
  2. An out-of-bounds read vulnerability in the PDF file parsing can be exploited remotely to btain sensitive information;
  3. An out-of-bounds read vulnerability in the ObjStm objects parsing can be exploited remotely to btain sensitive information;
  4. An use-after-free vulnerability in the app.alert function can be exploited remotely to execute arbitrary code;
  5. A potential use-before-initialization vulnerabilitythe gotoURL method can be exploited to execute arbitrary code.
Affected products

Foxit Reader 8.3.0.14878 and earlier

Solution

Update to the latest version
Foxit Reader

Original advisories

Foxit Security Bulletins

Impacts
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ACE 
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OSI 
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DoS 
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CVE-IDS
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