#VU26122 Use-after-free


Published: 2020-03-17 | Updated: 2020-03-19

Vulnerability identifier: #VU26122

Vulnerability risk: High

CVSSv3.1: 7.7 [CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: CVE-2020-8881

CWE-ID: CWE-416

Exploitation vector: Network

Exploit availability: No

Vulnerable software:
Foxit Studio Photo
Client/Desktop applications / Office applications

Vendor: Foxit Software Inc.

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to compromise vulnerable system.

The vulnerability exists due to a use-after-free error when processing TIFF files. A remote attacker can trick a victim to open a specially crafted TIFF file or visit a malicious page and execute arbitrary code on the target system.

Successful exploitation of the vulnerability may allow an attacker to compromise vulnerable system.

Mitigation
Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Foxit Studio Photo: 3.6.6.918


CPE

External links
http://www.zerodayinitiative.com/advisories/ZDI-20-304/
http://www.foxitsoftware.com/support/security-bulletins.php


Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Yes. This vulnerability can be exploited by a remote non-authenticated attacker via the Internet.

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability.


Latest bulletins with this vulnerability