Threat Encyclopedia

Foxit.Reader.Annotation.delay.Use.After.Free

description-logoDescription

This indicates an attack attempt to exploit a Use After Free Vulnerability in Foxit Reader.
The vulnerability is due to an error in the vulnerable application when handling a maliciously crafted request. A remote attacker may be able to exploit this to execute arbitrary code within the context of the application, via a crafted request.

affected-products-logoAffected Products

Foxit Software Foxit Reader 9.2.0.9297 and earlier
Foxit Software PhantomPDF 8.3.7.38093 and earlier
Foxit Software PhantomPDF 9.2.0.9297 and earlier

Impact

System Compromise: Remote attackers can gain control of vulnerable systems.

recomended-action-logoRecommended Actions

Apply the most recent upgrade or patch from the vendor:
https://www.foxitsoftware.com/support/security-bulletins.php#content-2018

CVE References

CVE-2018-17682