Foxit PhantomPDF U3DBrowser U3D File Parsing Out-Of-Bounds Read Remote Code Execution Vulnerability

2020-04-16T00:00:00
ID ZDI-20-530
Type zdi
Reporter Mat Powell of Trend Micro Zero Day Initiative
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 U3D objects in PDF files. 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 structure. An attacker can leverage this vulnerability to execute code in the context of the current process.