Foxit Reader XFA Out-Of-Bounds Read Remote Code Execution Vulnerability

2017-03-09T00:00:00
ID ZDI-17-138
Type zdi
Reporter lightseeker
Modified 2017-06-22T00:00:00

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 handling of XFA forms. The issue results from the lack of proper validation of user-supplied data, which can result in a read past the end of an allocated object. An attacker can leverage this vulnerability to execute code under the context of the current process.