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Foxit Reader: Incorrect Type Conversion or Cast (CVE-2017-14837)

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Foxit Reader: Incorrect Type Conversion or Cast (CVE-2017-14837)

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
12/20/2017
Created
02/01/2020
Added
01/24/2020
Modified
01/27/2020

Description

This vulnerability allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code on vulnerable installations of Foxit Reader 8.3.1.21155. User interaction is required to exploit this vulnerability in that the target must visit a malicious page or open a malicious file. The specific flaw exists within the pageSpan method of XFA Layout objects. The issue results from the lack of proper validation of user-supplied data, which can result in a type confusion condition. An attacker can leverage this to execute code in the context of the current process. Was ZDI-CAN-5029.

Solution(s)

  • foxit-reader-upgrade-latest

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