Foxit Reader 9.0.1.5096 PDF Document out-of-bounds read

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A vulnerability has been found in Foxit Reader 9.0.1.5096 (Document Reader Software) and classified as problematic. This vulnerability affects an unknown part. The manipulation as part of a PDF Document leads to a information disclosure vulnerability. The CWE definition for the vulnerability is CWE-125. As an impact it is known to affect confidentiality. CVE summarizes:

This vulnerability allows remote attackers to disclose sensitive information on vulnerable installations of Foxit Reader 9.0.1.5096. User interaction is required to exploit this vulnerability in that the target must visit a malicious page or open a malicious file. The specific flaw exists within the processing of PDF documents. The issue results from the lack of proper validation of user-supplied data, which can result in a read past the end of an allocated buffer. An attacker can leverage this vulnerability to execute code in the context of the current process. Was ZDI-CAN-6351.

The bug was discovered 07/19/2018. The weakness was published 07/31/2018 (Website). The advisory is shared for download at foxitsoftware.com. This vulnerability was named CVE-2018-14316 since 07/16/2018. The attack can be initiated remotely. No form of authentication is required for a successful exploitation. Successful exploitation requires user interaction by the victim. There are neither technical details nor an exploit publicly available.

The vulnerability was handled as a non-public zero-day exploit for at least 12 days. During that time the estimated underground price was around $0-$5k.

There is no information about possible countermeasures known. It may be suggested to replace the affected object with an alternative product.

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VulDB Meta Base Score: 5.4
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Class: Information disclosure
CWE: CWE-125
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Vendor: https://www.foxitsoftware.com/

Advisory: foxitsoftware.com
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CVE: CVE-2018-14316 (🔍)
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Created: 08/01/2018 07:43 AM
Updated: 03/12/2020 08:50 AM
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