Foxit Reader exportAsFDF Use-After-Free Remote Code Execution Vulnerability

ID ZDI-17-301
Type zdi
Reporter Steven Seeley (mr_me) of Offensive Security
Modified 2017-04-21T00:00:00


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 exportAsFDF method. The process does not properly validate the existence of an object prior to performing operations on the object. An attacker can leverage this vulnerability to execute code under the context of the current process.