Foxit PDF Editor 11.0.0.49893 Highlight Annotation use after free

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A vulnerability was found in Foxit PDF Editor 11.0.0.49893. It has been rated as critical. Affected by this issue is an unknown function of the component Highlight Annotation Handler. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a use after free vulnerability. Using CWE to declare the problem leads to CWE-416. Referencing memory after it has been freed can cause a program to crash, use unexpected values, or execute code. Impacted is confidentiality, integrity, and availability. CVE summarizes:

Foxit PDF Editor Highlight Annotation Use-After-Free Remote Code Execution Vulnerability. This vulnerability allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code on affected installations of Foxit PDF Editor. 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 handling of Annotation objects. The issue results from the lack of validating the existence of an object prior to performing operations on the object. An attacker can leverage this vulnerability to execute code in the context of the current process. Was ZDI-CAN-14358.

The advisory is available at zerodayinitiative.com. This vulnerability is handled as CVE-2021-34957 since 06/17/2021. 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. The technical details are unknown and an exploit is not available.

Upgrading eliminates this vulnerability.

See VDB-229990 for similar entry.

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Class: Use after free
CWE: CWE-416 / CWE-119
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Timelineinfo

06/17/2021 CVE reserved
05/07/2024 +1055 days VulDB entry created
05/08/2024 +0 days Advisory disclosed
05/08/2024 +0 days VulDB entry last update

Sourcesinfo

Vendor: foxitsoftware.com

Advisory: ZDI-21-1188
Status: Confirmed

CVE: CVE-2021-34957 (🔒)
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Created: 05/08/2024 01:29 AM
Changes: 05/08/2024 01:29 AM (64)
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