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

2018-04-20T00:00:00
ID ZDI-18-318
Type zdi
Reporter Steven Seeley (mr_me) of Offensive Security
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 AFSimple_Calculate method. 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 under the context of the current process.