Threat Encyclopedia

Foxit.PDF.Reader.and.Editor.Annotation.rect.Use.After.Free

description-logoDescription

This indicates an attack attempt to exploit a Use After Free Vulnerability in Foxit Software PDF Reader.
This vulnerability is due to improper handling of Annotation objects. A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability by enticing a victim user to visit a malicious web page or open a crafted PDF document. Successful exploitation could allow the attacker to execute arbitrary code under the security context of the user.

affected-products-logoAffected Products

Foxit Software PDF Editor 10.1.4.37651 and earlier
Foxit Software PDF Editor 11.0.0.49893 and earlier
Foxit Software PDF Reader 11.0.0.49893 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.foxit.com/support/security-bulletins.html

CVE References

CVE-2021-34842