Vulnerability identifier: #VU16790
Vulnerability risk: Low
Exploitation vector: Network
Vendor: Foxit Software Inc.
The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to perform a denial of service (DoS) attack.
The vulnerability exists due to a NULL pointer dereference when handling malicious input. A remote attacker can create a specially crafted PDF file, trick the victim into opening it and perform a denial of service (DoS) attack.
Update to version 9.4.
Vulnerable software versions
Foxit PDF Reader for Windows: 9.0 - 188.8.131.5226
Foxit PDF Editor (formerly Foxit PhantomPDF): 9.0 - 184.108.40.20626
Fixed software versions
Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?
Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?