Foxit Reader app.media Type Confusion Remote Code Execution Vulnerability

2021-05-07T00:00:00
ID ZDI-21-550
Type zdi
Reporter cor3sm4sh3r working with Volon Cyber Security Pvt Ltd
Modified 2021-05-07T00:00:00

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 the handling of app.media objects. 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