Foxit Reader setFocus Type Confusion Remote Code Execution Vulnerability

2018-07-19T00:00:00
ID ZDI-18-748
Type zdi
Reporter nsfocus security team.
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 arguments passed to the setFocus function. The issue results from the lack of proper validation of user-supplied data, which can result in a type confusion condition. An attacker can leverage this vulnerability to execute code under the context of the current process.