Fortinet Discovers Corel PDF Fusion Heap Memory Corruption Vulnerability
Fortinet's FortiGuard Labs has discovered a Memory Corruption vulnerability in Corel PDF Fusion.
Corel PDF Fusion is a commercial all-in-one PDF creator by Corel, that lets you to assemble, edit and create PDFs. Users can take pages from multiple files, including documents, spreadsheets and presentations, and combine them into a single PDF to share with anyone. Users can add new text, bookmarks and comments. Users can also convert files to PDF, PDF/A, XPS and DOC formats. It supports more than 100 different file types.
A memory corruption vulnerability has been discovered in Corel PDF Fusion. The vulnerability is caused by a crafted "PDF" file which causes an out-of-bounds memory access. It could allow malicious users to create remote code execution scenarios.
SolutionsFortiGuard Labs released the following FortiGate IPS signature which covers this specific vulnerability:
Released May 19, 2021
No solution has been provided by the vendor.
Fortinet reported the vulnerability to Corel on March 4, 2021.
Fortinet requested (First Notice) for an update on March 9, 2021.
Fortinet requested (Second Notice) for an update on March 22, 2021.
Fortinet requested (Third & Final Notice) for an update on April 5, 2021.
Corel responded and acknowledged receipt of vulnerability on April 12, 2021.
Fortinet requested for an update on May 12, 2021.
Fortinet requested for an update on May 21, 2021.
Fortinet requested for an update on July 15, 2021.
Fortinet notified the vendor with intent to Publish 0-Day Vulnerability Advisory and/or Blog on September 21, 2021.
Fortinet releases advisory on September 29, 2021.