Foxit PhantomPDF Export Type Confusion Remote Code Execution Vulnerability

2020-04-16T00:00:00
ID ZDI-20-515
Type zdi
Reporter Anonymous
Modified 2020-06-22T00:00:00

Description

This vulnerability allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code on affected 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 handling of the Export command of the communication API. 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.