Vulnerability identifier: #VU16801
Vulnerability risk: Low
Exploitation vector: Network
Exploit availability: No
Vendor: Foxit Software Inc.
The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to obtain potentially sensitive information.
The vulnerability exists due to the inconsistent row numbers resulting from inconsistent character width during control text formatting. A remote attacker can create a specially crafted PDF file, trick the victim into opening it, trigger out-of-bounds read and access arbitrary data.
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?