Foxit PhantomPDF < 9.7.3 Multiple Vulnerabilities

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 140503

New! Vulnerability Priority Rating (VPR)

Tenable calculates a dynamic VPR for every vulnerability. VPR combines vulnerability information with threat intelligence and machine learning algorithms to predict which vulnerabilities are most likely to be exploited in attacks. Read more about what VPR is and how it's different from CVSS.

VPR Score: 5.9


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 9.7.3. It is, therefore affected by multiple vulnerabilities.

Note that Nessus has not tested for this issue but has instead relied only on the application's self-reported version number.


Upgrade to Foxit PhantomPDF version 9.7.3 or later

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 140503

File Name: foxit_phantom_9_7_3.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 2020/09/11

Updated: 2020/09/14

Dependencies: 49807

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

VPR Score: 5.9

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2020-15638

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 6.8

Temporal Score: 5

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS v3.0

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: CVSS:3.0/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: 2020/08/31

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2020/08/31

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2020-11493, CVE-2020-12247, CVE-2020-12248, CVE-2020-15637, CVE-2020-15638