Foxit Reader 9.7.0.29455 JPEG2000 File out-of-bounds write

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A vulnerability classified as critical was found in Foxit Reader 9.7.0.29455 (Document Reader Software). This vulnerability affects an unknown code of the component JPEG2000 File Handler. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a out-of-bounds write vulnerability. The CWE definition for the vulnerability is CWE-787. The product writes data past the end, or before the beginning, of the intended buffer. As an impact it is known to affect confidentiality, integrity, and availability. CVE summarizes:

This vulnerability allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code on affected installations of Foxit Reader 9.7.0.29455. 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 JPEG2000 files. The issue results from the lack of proper validation of user-supplied data, which can result in a write past the end of an allocated structure. An attacker can leverage this vulnerability to execute code in the context of the current process. Was ZDI-CAN-9413.

The weakness was presented 02/14/2020. This vulnerability was named CVE-2020-8849 since 02/11/2020. The attack can be initiated remotely. No form of authentication is required for a successful exploitation. Successful exploitation requires user interaction by the victim. The technical details are unknown and an exploit is not available. The structure of the vulnerability defines a possible price range of USD $0-$5k at the moment (estimation calculated on 02/16/2020).

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: 7.3
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 7.3

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Class: Out-of-bounds write
CWE: CWE-787 / CWE-119
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Remote: Yes

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Timelineinfo

02/11/2020 🔍
02/14/2020 +3 days 🔍
02/16/2020 +2 days 🔍
03/31/2024 +1505 days 🔍

Sourcesinfo

Vendor: foxitsoftware.com

Advisory: zerodayinitiative.com
Status: Not defined

CVE: CVE-2020-8849 (🔍)

Entryinfo

Created: 02/16/2020 08:02 PM
Updated: 03/31/2024 05:23 PM
Changes: 02/16/2020 08:02 PM (36), 02/16/2020 08:07 PM (12), 03/31/2024 05:15 PM (16), 03/31/2024 05:23 PM (20)
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