Foxit PhantomPDF HTML2PDF HTML Parsing Out-Of-Bounds Read Remote Code Execution Vulnerability

2019-01-25T00:00:00
ID ZDI-19-137
Type zdi
Reporter Anonymous
Modified 2019-06-22T00:00:00

Description

This vulnerability allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code on vulnerable installations of Foxit PhantomPDF. 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 conversion of HTML files to PDF. The issue results from the lack of proper validation of user-supplied data, which can result in a read past the end of an allocated object. An attacker can leverage this vulnerability to execute code in the context of the current process.