Foxit Reader AcroForm removeField Use-After-Free Remote Code Execution Vulnerability

2019-04-29T00:00:00
ID ZDI-19-443
Type zdi
Reporter hemidallt
Modified 2019-06-22T00:00:00

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 removeField method when processing AcroForms. 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.