Foxit Reader JPG File ConvertToPDF Type Confusion Remote Code Execution Vulnerability

2019-10-01T00:00:00
ID ZDI-19-853
Type zdi
Reporter Natnael Samson (@NattiSamson)
Modified 2019-06-22T00:00:00

Description

This vulnerability allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code on affected 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 processing of JPG files. 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 in the context of the current process.