Foxit Reader JPEG2000 Parsing Out-Of-Bounds Write Remote Code Execution Vulnerability

2017-05-03T00:00:00
ID ZDI-17-319
Type zdi
Reporter Toan Pham Van
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 parsing of JPEG2000 images. 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 arbitrary code under the context of the current process.