Vulnerability CVE-2018-9981


Published: 2018-05-17

Description:
This vulnerability allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code on vulnerable installations of Foxit Reader 9.0.0.29935. 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 U3D files. The issue results from the lack of proper initialization of a pointer prior to accessing it. An attacker can leverage this vulnerability to execute code under the context of the current process. Was ZDI-CAN-5431.

 References:
https://www.foxitsoftware.com/support/security-bulletins.php
https://zerodayinitiative.com/advisories/ZDI-18-379

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