Foxit Reader PDF Parsing setAction Use-After-Free Remote Code Execution Vulnerability

2018-07-19T00:00:00
ID ZDI-18-753
Type zdi
Reporter bit - MeePwn 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 parsing of PDF documents. By manipulating a document's elements, an attacker can cause a pointer to be reused after it has been freed. An attacker can leverage this vulnerability to execute code under the context of the current process.