Foxit PhantomPDF < 8.3.6 Multiple Vulnerabilities

high Nessus Plugin ID 119837


A PDF toolkit installed on the remote Windows host is affected by multiple vulnerabilities.


According to its version, the Foxit PhantomPDF application (formally known as Phantom) installed on the remote Windows host is prior to 8.3.6. It is, therefore, affected by multiple vulnerabilities.


Upgrade to Foxit PhantomPDF version 8.3.6 or later.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 119837

File Name: foxit_phantom_8_3_6.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 12/21/2018

Updated: 10/31/2019

Supported Sensors: Nessus Agent

Risk Information

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2018-3853


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.8

Temporal Score: 5

Vector: AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:OF/RC:C


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.8

Temporal Score: 6.8

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:foxitsoftware:phantom, cpe:/a:foxitsoftware:phantompdf

Required KB Items: installed_sw/FoxitPhantomPDF

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 5/7/2018

Vulnerability Publication Date: 5/7/2018

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-14458, CVE-2017-17557, CVE-2018-3842, CVE-2018-3843, CVE-2018-3850, CVE-2018-3853, CVE-2018-10302, CVE-2018-10303

BID: 103942, 103999