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Foxit Reader PDF File Handling Memory Corruption 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

9 years ago

Modified

Modified

4 years ago

Summary

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

Insight

Insight

The is flaw is due to a boundary error in the Foxit Reader plugin for browsers (npFoxitReaderPlugin.dll) when processing a URL and can be exploited to cause a stack-based buffer overflow via an overly long file name in the URL.

Affected Software

Affected Software

Foxit Reader version 5.4.4.1128 and prior

Solution

Solution

Upgrade to the Foxit Reader version 5.4.5 or later.