CVE Vulnerabilities

CVE-2017-16582

Incorrect Type Conversion or Cast

Published: Dec 20, 2017 | Modified: Oct 09, 2019
CVSS 3.x
8.8
HIGH
Source:
NVD
CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
CVSS 2.x
6.8 MEDIUM
AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
RedHat/V2
RedHat/V3
Ubuntu

This vulnerability allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code on vulnerable installations of Foxit Reader 8.3.2.25013. 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 clearItems XFA method. The issue results from the lack of proper validation of user-supplied data, which can result in a type confusion condition. An attacker can leverage this vulnerability to execute code under the context of the current process. Was ZDI-CAN-5288.

Weakness

The product does not correctly convert an object, resource, or structure from one type to a different type.

Affected Software

Name Vendor Start Version End Version
Foxit_reader Foxitsoftware 8.3.2.25013 8.3.2.25013

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