Vulnerability identifier: #VU16793
Vulnerability risk: Low
Exploitation vector: Network
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 array access violation in the color space and channel or lack of proper validation of illegal palette data in the color space of the image object. A remote attacker can create a specially crafted PDF 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 - 220.127.116.1126
Foxit PDF Editor (formerly Foxit PhantomPDF): 9.0 - 18.104.22.16826
Fixed software versions
Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?
Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?