Foxit PDF Reader/PDF Editor up to 11.2.1 Javascript type confusion

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A vulnerability, which was classified as critical, has been found in Foxit PDF Reader and PDF Editor up to 11.2.1 (Document Reader Software). Affected by this issue is an unknown function of the component Javascript Handler. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a privilege escalation vulnerability. Using CWE to declare the problem leads to CWE-843. Impacted is availability. CVE summarizes:

Foxit PDF Reader and PDF Editor before 11.2.2 have a Type Confusion issue that causes a crash because of Unsigned32 mishandling during JavaScript execution.

The weakness was published 05/12/2022. The advisory is shared for download at foxit.com. This vulnerability is handled as CVE-2022-30557 since 05/11/2022. The exploitation is known to be easy. The attack may be launched remotely. No form of authentication is required for exploitation. Successful exploitation requires user interaction by the victim. There are neither technical details nor an exploit publicly available.

Upgrading to version 11.2.2 eliminates this vulnerability.

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VulDB Meta Base Score: 4.3
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 4.1

VulDB Base Score: 4.3
VulDB Temp Score: 4.1
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Class: Privilege escalation
CWE: CWE-843
ATT&CK: Unknown

Local: No
Remote: Yes

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Recommended: Upgrade
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Upgrade: PDF Reader/PDF Editor 11.2.2

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05/11/2022 CVE reserved
05/12/2022 +1 days Advisory disclosed
05/12/2022 +0 days VulDB entry created
05/14/2022 +2 days VulDB last update

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Vendor: foxitsoftware.com

Advisory: foxit.com
Status: Confirmed

CVE: CVE-2022-30557 (🔒)

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Created: 05/12/2022 12:20 PM
Updated: 05/14/2022 02:43 PM
Changes: (1) source_cve_nvd_summary
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