Foxitsoftware Phantompdf 9.3 Remote Code Execution Vulnerability

Summary

This vulnerability allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code on vulnerable installations of Foxit Reader 9.4.1.16828. 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 removeField method when processing AcroForms. 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. 

Credit:

The information has been provided by hemidallt

The original article can be found at: https://www.foxitsoftware.com/support/security-bulletins.php


Details

This vulnerability allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code on vulnerable installations of Foxit Reader. 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 removeField method when processing AcroForms. 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

 

Vulnerable Systems:

  • Foxitsoftware Foxit Reader 9.4.1.16828
  • Foxitsoftware Phantompdf 8.3.9.41099
  • Foxitsoftware Phantompdf 9.0.0.29935
  • Foxitsoftware Phantompdf 9.0.1
  • Foxitsoftware Phantompdf 9.0.1.1049
  • Foxitsoftware Phantompdf 9.0.1.31049
  • Foxitsoftware Phantompdf 9.1
  • Foxitsoftware Phantompdf 9.1.0.5096
  • Foxitsoftware Phantompdf 9.2.0.9297
  • Foxitsoftware Phantompdf 9.3
  • Foxitsoftware Phantompdf 9.3.0.10826
  • Foxitsoftware Phantompdf 9.4.0.16811
  • Foxitsoftware Phantompdf 9.4.1.16828

CVE Information:

CVE-2019-6769

Disclosure Timeline:
Publish Date:06/03/2019

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