Foxit Reader Font Parsing Out-Of-Bounds Read Information Disclosure Vulnerability

2017-01-11T00:00:00
ID ZDI-17-037
Type zdi
Reporter kdot
Modified 2017-06-22T00:00:00

Description

This vulnerability allows remote attackers to disclose sensitive information 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 font parsing. The process does not properly validate user-supplied data which can result in a read past the end of an allocated object. An attacker can leverage this in conjunction with other vulnerabilities to execute code in the context of the current process.