CVE-2017-16581

2017-12-20T14:29:00
ID CVE-2017-16581
Type cve
Reporter cve@mitre.org
Modified 2019-10-09T23:25:00

Description

This vulnerability allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code on vulnerable installations of Foxit Reader 8.3.2.25013. 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 author attribute of the Document object. The issue results from the lack of validating the existence of an object prior to performing operations on the object. An attacker can leverage this vulnerability to execute code under the context of the current process. Was ZDI-CAN-5282.