Foxit PDF Reader/PDF Editor up to 11.0.0 XML Node infinite loop

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A vulnerability was found in Foxit PDF Reader and PDF Editor up to 11.0.0 (Document Reader Software). It has been declared as problematic. Affected by this vulnerability is some unknown processing of the component XML Node Handler. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a infinite loop vulnerability. The CWE definition for the vulnerability is CWE-835. The product contains an iteration or loop with an exit condition that cannot be reached, i.e., an infinite loop. As an impact it is known to affect availability.

The weakness was published 08/12/2021. It is possible to read the advisory at foxitsoftware.com. This vulnerability is known as CVE-2021-38566. It demands that the victim is doing some kind of user interaction. The technical details are unknown and an exploit is not publicly available. The attack technique deployed by this issue is T1499 according to MITRE ATT&CK.

Upgrading to version 11.0.1 eliminates this vulnerability.

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Class: Infinite loop
CWE: CWE-835 / CWE-404
ATT&CK: T1499

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Remote: Yes

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Status: Not defined

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Recommended: Upgrade
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Upgrade: PDF Reader/PDF Editor 11.0.1

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Vendor: foxitsoftware.com

Advisory: foxitsoftware.com
Status: Confirmed

CVE: CVE-2021-38566 (🔍)

Entryinfo

Created: 08/12/2021 09:16 AM
Updated: 08/16/2021 06:38 PM
Changes: 08/12/2021 09:16 AM (39), 08/16/2021 06:38 PM (2)
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