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Category:   Application (Generic)  >   Foxit Reader Vendors:   Foxit Software
Foxit Reader Heap Overflow in Processing ICC Chunks Lets Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1025129
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1025129
CVE Reference:   CVE-2011-0332   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Feb 25 2011
Impact:   Execution of arbitrary code via network, User access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 4.3.1.0118 and prior versions
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 PDF file with specially crafted ICC chunks that, when loaded by the target user, will trigger a heap overflow and execute arbitrary code on the target system. The code will run with the privileges of the target user.

The vendor was notified on February 15, 2011.

The original advisory is available at:

http://secunia.com/secunia_research/2011-14/

Secunia Research reported this vulnerability.

Impact:   A remote user can create a 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 (4.3.1.0218).

The vendor's advisory is available at:

http://www.foxitsoftware.com/pdf/reader/security_bulletins.php#memory

Vendor URL:  www.foxitsoftware.com/pdf/reader/security_bulletins.php#memory (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Boundary error
Underlying OS:  Windows (Any)

Message History:   None.


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