Vulnerability CVE-2018-14297


Published: 2018-07-31

Description:
This vulnerability allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code on vulnerable installations of Foxit Reader 9.0.1.5096. 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 FreeText annotations. By manipulating a document's elements, an attacker can cause a pointer to be reused after it has been freed. An attacker can leverage this vulnerability to execute code under the context of the current process. Was ZDI-CAN-6213.

Type:

CWE-416

(Use After Free)

Vendor: Foxitsoftware
Product: Foxit reader 
Version: 9.1.0.5096;
Product: Phantompdf 
Version: 9.1.0.5096;

CVSS2 => (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

CVSS Base Score
Impact Subscore
Exploitability Subscore
6.8/10
6.4/10
8.6/10
Exploit range
Attack complexity
Authentication
Remote
Medium
No required
Confidentiality impact
Integrity impact
Availability impact
Partial
Partial
Partial

 References:
https://www.foxitsoftware.com/support/security-bulletins.php
https://zerodayinitiative.com/advisories/ZDI-18-757

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