Vulnerability identifier: #VU16792
Vulnerability risk: Low
Exploitation vector: Network
Exploit availability: No
Vendor: Foxit Software Inc.
The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to obtain potentially sensitive information and perform a denial of service (DoS) attack.
The vulnerability exists due to the access of null pointer when reading the TIFF data during TIFF parsing. A remote attacker can create a specially crafted TIFF file, trick the victim into opening it, trigger out-of-bounds read to access arbitrary data and perform a denial of service (DoS) attack.
Update to version 9.4.
Vulnerable software versions
Foxit PDF Reader for Windows: 9.0 - 184.108.40.20626
Foxit PDF Editor (formerly Foxit PhantomPDF): 9.0 - 220.127.116.1126
Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?
Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?