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Foxit Reader Freetype Engine Integer Overflow Vulnerability

Information

Severity

Severity

Critical

Family

Family

Buffer overflow

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

9.3

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

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

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

11 years ago

Modified

Modified

4 years ago

Summary

The host is installed with Foxit Reader and is prone to integer overflow vulnerability.

Insight

Insight

The flaw is due to an error in FreeType engine when handling certain invalid font type, which allows attackers to execute arbitrary code.

Affected Software

Affected Software

Foxit Reader version prior to 4.0.0.0619

Solution

Solution

Upgrade to Foxit Reader version 4.0.0.0619 or later.

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)