Foxit PDF ActiveX up to 5.5.0 Permission command injection

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A vulnerability has been found in Foxit PDF ActiveX up to 5.5.0 and classified as critical. This vulnerability affects some unknown processing of the component Permission Handler. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a privilege escalation vulnerability. The CWE definition for the vulnerability is CWE-77. As an impact it is known to affect confidentiality, integrity, and availability.

The weakness was shared 01/08/2021. The advisory is shared for download at foxitsoftware.com. This vulnerability was named CVE-2018-19418. The exploitation appears to be easy. 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.

Upgrading to version 5.5.1 eliminates this vulnerability.

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VulDB Meta Base Score: 6.3
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 6.0

VulDB Base Score: 6.3
VulDB Temp Score: 6.0
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Class: Privilege escalation
CWE: CWE-77
ATT&CK: Unknown

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Remote: Yes

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Recommended: Upgrade
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Upgrade: PDF ActiveX 5.5.1

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01/08/2021 Advisory disclosed
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01/08/2021 +0 days VulDB last update

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Vendor: https://www.foxitsoftware.com/

Advisory: foxitsoftware.com
Status: Confirmed

CVE: CVE-2018-19418 (🔒)

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Created: 01/08/2021 07:13 AM
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