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Foxit Reader: Use of Externally-Controlled Format String (CVE-2019-13318)

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Foxit Reader: Use of Externally-Controlled Format String (CVE-2019-13318)

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)
Published
10/04/2019
Created
02/01/2020
Added
01/24/2020
Modified
01/24/2020

Description

This vulnerability allows remote attackers to disclose sensitive information on affected installations of Foxit Reader 9.5.0.20723. 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 processing of the util.printf Javascript method. The application processes the %p parameter in the format string, allowing heap addresses to be returned to the script. An attacker can leverage this in conjunction with other vulnerabilities to execute code in the context of the current process. Was ZDI-CAN-8544.

Solution(s)

  • foxit-reader-upgrade-latest

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