#VU48905 Spoofing attack


Published: 2020-12-09 | Updated: 2020-12-30

Vulnerability identifier: #VU48905

Vulnerability risk: Medium

CVSSv3.1: 5.7 [CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:H/A:N/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: N/A

CWE-ID: CWE-451

Exploitation vector: Network

Exploit availability: No

Vulnerable software:
Foxit PDF Reader for Windows
Client/Desktop applications / Office applications
Foxit PDF Editor (formerly Foxit PhantomPDF)
Client/Desktop applications / Office applications

Vendor: Foxit Software Inc.

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to perform an Evil Annotation Attack.

The vulnerability exists due to incorrect processing of user-supplied data when validating certain certified PDF files whose visible content was significantly altered. A remote attacker can spoof contents of the PDF file.

Mitigation
Install updates from vendor's website.

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 - 9.7.4.29600


CPE

External links
http://www.foxitsoftware.com/support/security-bulletins.html


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