Foxit Reader browseForDoc Out-Of-Bounds Write Remote Code Execution Vulnerability

2021-05-11T00:00:00
ID ZDI-21-561
Type zdi
Reporter Anonymous
Modified 2021-05-11T00:00:00

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 browseForDoc function. The issue results from the lack of proper validation of user-supplied data, which can result in a write past the end of an allocated data structure. An attacker can leverage this vulnerability to execute code in the context of the current process.