Foxit Reader ConvertToPDF Heap Buffer Overflow Remote Code Execution Vulnerability

2016-01-25T00:00:00
ID ZDI-16-031
Type zdi
Reporter kdot
Modified 2016-11-09T00:00:00

Description

This vulnerability allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code on vulnerable installations of Foxit Reader. 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 ConvertToPDF_x86.dll. A specially crafted BMP image can force a heap buffer overflow condition. An attacker can leverage this vulnerability to execute arbitrary code under the context of the current process.