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Foxit Reader: Information Exposure (CVE-2018-9948)

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Foxit Reader: Information Exposure (CVE-2018-9948)

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)
Published
05/17/2018
Created
02/01/2020
Added
01/24/2020
Modified
01/27/2020

Description

This vulnerability allows remote attackers to disclose sensitive information on vulnerable installations of Foxit Reader 9.0.0.29935. 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 handling of typed arrays. The issue results from the lack of proper initialization of a pointer prior to accessing it. An attacker can leverage this in conjunction with other vulnerabilities to execute code in the context of the current process. Was ZDI-CAN-5380.

Solution(s)

  • foxit-reader-upgrade-latest

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