Foxit Reader ConvertToPDF TIFF Parsing Out-Of-Bounds Write Remote Code Execution Vulnerability

2016-08-10T00:00:00
ID ZDI-16-469
Type zdi
Reporter Steven Seeley of Source Incite
Modified 2016-06-22T00:00:00

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 the ConvertToPDF plugin. The process does not properly validate user-supplied data which can result in a write past the end of an allocated object. An attacker can leverage this vulnerability to execute under the context of the current process.