Vulnerability identifier: #VU16795
Vulnerability risk: Low
Exploitation vector: Network
Exploit availability: No
Vendor: Foxit Software Inc.
The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to bypass security restrictions.
The vulnerability exists due to incorrect validation result when validating certain PDF file that is modified maliciously or contains non-standard signatures. A remote attacker can create a specially crafted PDF file, trick the victim into opening it and bypass signature validation.
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
Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?
Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?