Vulnerability identifier: #VU48901
Vulnerability risk: High
Exploitation vector: Network
Exploit availability: No
Vendor: Foxit Software Inc.
The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to compromise vulnerable system.
The vulnerability exists due to a use-after-free error when processing PDF files. A remote attacker can create a specially crafted PDF file, trick the victim into opening it, trigger a use-after-free error and execute arbitrary code on the system.
Successful exploitation of the vulnerability may allow an attacker to compromise vulnerable system.
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Vulnerable software versions
Foxit PDF Reader for Windows: 9.0 - 10.1.0.37527
Foxit PDF Editor (formerly Foxit PhantomPDF): 10.0.0.35798 - 10.1.0.37527, 9.0 - 18.104.22.168600
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.