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Foxit Reader: Use After Free (CVE-2022-24359)

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Foxit Reader: Use After Free (CVE-2022-24359)

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
02/18/2022
Created
05/05/2023
Added
04/20/2023
Modified
04/20/2023

Description

This vulnerability allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code on affected installations of Foxit PDF Reader 11.1.0.52543. 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 Doc objects. The issue results from the lack of validating the existence of an object prior to performing operations on the object. An attacker can leverage this vulnerability to execute code in the context of the current process. Was ZDI-CAN-15702.

Solution(s)

  • foxit-reader-upgrade-latest

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