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Foxit Reader 'CreateFXPDFConvertor' Function Buffer Overflow Vulnerability (Windows)

Information

Severity

Severity

Medium

Family

Family

Buffer overflow

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

6.8

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

5 years ago

Modified

Modified

3 years ago

Summary

The host is installed with Foxit Reader and is prone to heap based buffer overfolw vulnerability.

Insight

Insight

The flaw is due to heap-based buffer overflow error in the 'CreateFXPDFConvertor' function in 'ConvertToPdf_x86.dll'.

Affected Software

Affected Software

Foxit Reader version 7.3.4.311

Detection Method

Detection Method

Checks if a vulnerable version is present on the target host.

Solution

Solution

Upgrade to Foxit Reader version 8.0 or later.

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)