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Foxit Reader: Out-of-bounds Write (CVE-2020-17416)

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Foxit Reader: Out-of-bounds Write (CVE-2020-17416)

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
10/13/2020
Created
10/22/2020
Added
10/21/2020
Modified
10/21/2020

Description

This vulnerability allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code on affected installations of Foxit Reader 10.0.0.35798. 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 parsing of JPEG2000 images. The issue results from the lack of proper validation of user-supplied data, which can result in a write past the end of an allocated structure. An attacker can leverage this vulnerability to execute code in the context of the current process. Was ZDI-CAN-11497.

Solution(s)

  • foxit-reader-upgrade-latest

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