CVE-2018-14297

2018-07-31T20:29:00
ID CVE-2018-14297
Type cve
Reporter cve@mitre.org
Modified 2019-10-09T23:34:00

Description

This vulnerability allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code on vulnerable installations of Foxit Reader 9.0.1.5096. 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 processing of FreeText annotations. By manipulating a document's elements, an attacker can cause a pointer to be reused after it has been freed. An attacker can leverage this vulnerability to execute code under the context of the current process. Was ZDI-CAN-6213.