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Category:   Application (Generic)  >   Foxit Reader Vendors:   Foxit Software
Foxit Reader Multiple Flaws Let Remote Users Obtain Potentially Sensitive Information, Deny Service, and Execute Arbitrary Code
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1036558
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1036558
CVE Reference:   GENERIC-MAP-NOMATCH   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Aug 9 2016
Impact:   Denial of service via network, Disclosure of system information, Disclosure of user information, Execution of arbitrary code via network, User access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 8.0.0.624 and prior
Description:   Several vulnerabilities were reported in Foxit Reader. A remote user can cause arbitrary code to be executed on the target user's system. A remote user can cause the target application to crash. A remote user can obtain potentially sensitive information on the target system.

A remote user can create a specially crafted file that, when loaded by the target user, will execute arbitrary code or access potentially sensitive information on the target user's system.

An out-of-bounds memory read or write error may occur in TIFF parsing.

A use-after-free memory error may occur in processing FlateDecode Streams.

An out-of-bounds memory read or write error may occur in JPEG2000 parsing.

A memory corruption error may occur in JPEG2000 parsing.

An out-of-bounds memory read or write error may occur in JPXDecode stream processing.

A remote user can create a specially crafted BMP file that, when loaded by the target user, will trigger an out-of-bounds memory read error to access potentially sensitive information on the target user's system.

A remote user can exploit a DLL hijacking flaw to execute arbitrary code on the target system.

A remote user can trigger memory corruption errors to cause the target application to crash.

Ke Liu of Tencent's Xuanwu LAB, Steven Seeley of Source Incite, 5206560A306A2E085A437FD258EB57CE (via Trend Micro's Zero Day Initiative), Rocco Calvi, kdot (via Trend Micro's Zero Day Initiative), Himanshu Mehta, Kai Lu of Fortinet's FortiGuard Labs, and Marco Grassi (@marcograss) of KeenLab (@keen_lab), Tencent, reported these vulnerabilities.

Impact:   A remote user can create content that, when loaded by the target user, will execute arbitrary code on the target user's system.

A remote user can cause the target application to crash.

A remote user can obtain potentially sensitive information on the target system.

Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix (8.0.2 for Windows, 2.1 for Mac/Linux).

The vendor advisory is available at:

https://www.foxitsoftware.com/support/security-bulletins.php#content-2016

Vendor URL:  www.foxitsoftware.com/support/security-bulletins.php#content-2016 (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Access control error, Boundary error, State error
Underlying OS:  Linux (Any), UNIX (macOS/OS X), Windows (Any)

Message History:   None.


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