VDB-116976 · CVE-2018-10303 · Qualys 370903

Foxit Reader/PhantomPDF up to 9.0 use after free

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A vulnerability, which was classified as critical, was found in Foxit Reader and PhantomPDF up to 9.0 (Document Reader Software). Affected is some unknown processing. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a memory corruption vulnerability. CWE is classifying the issue as CWE-416. This is going to have an impact on confidentiality, integrity, and availability.

The bug was discovered 04/19/2018. The weakness was released 04/23/2018 (Website). The advisory is shared for download at foxitsoftware.com. This vulnerability is traded as CVE-2018-10303 since 04/23/2018. It is possible to launch the attack remotely. The exploitation doesn't require any form of authentication. Successful exploitation requires user interaction by the victim. There are neither technical details nor an exploit publicly available.

The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 119838 (Foxit PhantomPDF < 9.1 Multiple Vulnerabilities), which helps to determine the existence of the flaw in a target environment. It is assigned to the family Windows and running in the context local. The commercial vulnerability scanner Qualys is able to test this issue with plugin 370903 (Foxit Reader Multiple Vulnerabilities).

Upgrading to version 9.1 eliminates this vulnerability. A possible mitigation has been published even before and not after the disclosure of the vulnerability.

The vulnerability is also documented in the vulnerability database at Tenable (119838). Entries connected to this vulnerability are available at 82783, 82784, 82785 and 82786.

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VulDB Meta Base Score: 7.5
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 7.2

VulDB Base Score: 6.3
VulDB Temp Score: 6.0
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Class: Memory corruption
CWE: CWE-416
ATT&CK: Unknown

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Nessus ID: 119838
Nessus Name: Foxit PhantomPDF < 9.1 Multiple Vulnerabilities
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OpenVAS ID: 861522
OpenVAS Name: Foxit Reader Multiple Vulnerabilities-Apr18 (Windows)
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Recommended: Upgrade
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Upgrade: Foxit Reader/PhantomPDF 9.1

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Advisory: foxitsoftware.com
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CVE: CVE-2018-10303 (🔍)
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Created: 04/24/2018 08:55 AM
Updated: 01/30/2020 04:39 PM
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