Vulnerability CVE-2018-3853


Published: 2018-06-04

Description:
An exploitable use-after-free vulnerability exists in the JavaScript engine of Foxit Software Foxit PDF Reader version 9.0.1.1049. 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.

Type:

CWE-416

(Use After Free)

Vendor: Foxitsoftware
Product: Foxit reader 
Version: 9.0.1.1049;

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:
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/103942
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1040733
https://www.talosintelligence.com/vulnerability_reports/TALOS-2018-0536

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