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Foxit Reader: Use After Free (CVE-2019-5145)

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Foxit Reader: Use After Free (CVE-2019-5145)

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
01/16/2020
Created
02/15/2020
Added
02/14/2020
Modified
02/14/2020

Description

An exploitable use-after-free vulnerability exists in the JavaScript engine of Foxit PDF Reader, version 9.7.0.29435. A specially crafted PDF document can trigger a previously freed object in memory to be reused, resulting in arbitrary code execution. An attacker needs to trick the user to open the malicious file to trigger this vulnerability. If the browser plugin extension is enabled, visiting a malicious site can also trigger the vulnerability.

Solution(s)

  • foxit-reader-upgrade-latest

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