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Category:   Application (Generic)  >   Foxit Reader Vendors:   Foxit Software
Foxit Reader Memory Corruption Error Lets Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1027424
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1027424
CVE Reference:   CVE-2012-4337   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Aug 22 2012
Impact:   Execution of arbitrary code via network, User access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 5.1.4.0104 and prior
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Foxit Reader. A remote user can cause arbitrary code to be executed on the target user's system.

A remote user can create a specially crafted PDF file that, when loaded by the target user, will trigger a memory corruption error and execute arbitrary code on the target system. The code will run with the privileges of the target user.

John Leitch of Microsoft reported this vulnerability.

Impact:   A remote user can create a PDF file that, when loaded by the target user, will execute arbitrary code on the target user's system.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix (5.3).
Vendor URL:  www.foxitsoftware.com/ (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Access control error
Underlying OS:   Windows (Any)

Message History:   None.


 Source Message Contents

Date:  Wed, 22 Aug 2012 19:51:48 +0000
Subject:  Foxit Reader


http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/security/msvr/msvr12-013

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