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Foxit Reader: Out-of-bounds Read (CVE-2019-6765)

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Foxit Reader: Out-of-bounds Read (CVE-2019-6765)

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
06/03/2019
Created
02/01/2020
Added
01/24/2020
Modified
01/24/2020

Description

This vulnerability allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code on vulnerable installations of Foxit PhantomPDF 9.4.1.16828. 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 conversion of HTML files to PDF. The issue results from the lack of proper validation of user-supplied data, which can result in a read past the end of an allocated object. An attacker can leverage this vulnerability to execute code in the context of the current process. Was ZDI-CAN-8170.

Solution(s)

  • foxit-reader-upgrade-latest

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