#VU58423 Out-of-bounds read in Foxit PDF Reader for Windows and Foxit PDF Editor (formerly Foxit PhantomPDF)

Published: 2021-11-29

Vulnerability identifier: #VU58423

Vulnerability risk: Medium


CVE-ID: CVE-2021-34976


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.


The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to perform a denial of service (DoS) attack.

The vulnerability exists due to a boundary condition. A remote attacker can create a specially crafted PDF file, trick the victim into opening it, trigger out-of-bounds read error and cause a denial of service condition on the system.

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Vulnerable software versions

Foxit PDF Reader for Windows: -

Foxit PDF Editor (formerly Foxit PhantomPDF): -, -


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