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Foxit Reader Authorization Bypass

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Foxit Reader Authorization Bypass



This module exploits an authorization bypass vulnerability in Foxit Reader build 1120. When an attacker creates a specially crafted pdf file containing an Open/Execute action, arbitrary commands can be executed without confirmation from the victim.


  • MC <mc@metasploit.com>
  • Didier Stevens <didier.stevens@gmail.com>


Module Options

To display the available options, load the module within the Metasploit console and run the commands 'show options' or 'show advanced':

msf > use auxiliary/pdf/foxit/authbypass
msf auxiliary(authbypass) > show actions
msf auxiliary(authbypass) > set ACTION < action-name >
msf auxiliary(authbypass) > show options
    ...show and set options...
msf auxiliary(authbypass) > run 

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