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Foxit Reader: Improper Restriction of Operations within the Bounds of a Memory Buffer (CVE-2017-17557)

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Foxit Reader: Improper Restriction of Operations within the Bounds of a Memory Buffer (CVE-2017-17557)

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
04/24/2018
Created
02/01/2020
Added
01/24/2020
Modified
01/27/2020

Description

In Foxit Reader before 9.1 and Foxit PhantomPDF before 9.1, a flaw exists within the parsing of the BITMAPINFOHEADER record in BMP files. The issue results from the lack of proper validation of the biSize member, which can result in a heap based buffer overflow. An attacker can leverage this to execute code in the context of the current process.

Solution(s)

  • foxit-reader-upgrade-9_1

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