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

2018-10-11T00:00:00
ID ZDI-18-1164
Type zdi
Reporter Abago Forgans
Modified 2018-06-22T00:00:00

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 the mailDoc method of a app object. The issue results from the lack of validating the existence of an object prior to performing operations on the object. An attacker can leverage this vulnerability to execute code in the context of the current process.