Foxit PDF Editor (PhantomPDF) < 11.0.1 Multiple Vulnerabilities

high Nessus Plugin ID 152220
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Synopsis

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

Description

According to its version, the Foxit PDF Editor application (formally known as PhantomPDF) installed on the remote Windows host is prior to 11.0.1. It is, therefore affected by multiple vulnerabilities:

- Multiple remote code execution vulnerabilities exist in Foxit PDF Editor due to a use-after-free error when handling certain Javascripts and annotation objects. An unauthenticated, remote attacker can exploit these, by convincing a user to open a malicious document, to execute arbitrary code in the context of the current user. (CVE-2021-21831, CVE-2021-21870, CVE-2021-34831, CVE-2021-34832, CVE-2021-34847, CVE-2021-34848, CVE-2021-34849, CVE-2021-34850)

- Multiple remote code execution vulnerabilities exist in Foxit PDF Editor due to a use-after-free error when handling the annotation objects in certain PDF files if the same annotation dictionary is referenced in the page structures for different pages. An unauthenticated, remote attacker can exploit these, by convincing a user to open a malicious document, to execute arbitrary code in the context of the current user. (CVE-2021-34833, CVE-2021-34834, CVE-2021-34835, CVE-2021-34836, CVE-2021-34837, CVE-2021-34838, CVE-2021-34839, CVE-2021-34840, CVE-2021-34841, CVE-2021-34842, CVE-2021-34843, CVE-2021-34844, CVE-2021-34845, CVE-2021-34851, CVE-2021-34852, CVE-2021-34853)

- A remote code execution vulnerability exists in Foxit PDF Editor due to a use-after-free error when handling certain events of form elements. An unauthenticated, remote attacker can exploit these, by convincing a user to open a malicious document, to execute arbitrary code in the context of the current user. (CVE-2021-21893)

- A remote code execution vulnerability exists in Foxit PDF Editor due to a use-after-free errror when traversing bookmark nodes in certain PDF files. An unauthenticated, remote attacker can exploit these, by convincing a user to open a malicious document, to execute arbitrary code in the context of the current user. (CVE-2021-34846)

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

Solution

Upgrade to Foxit PDF Editor version 11.0.1 or later

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?a27a3e57

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 152220

File Name: foxit_pdf_editor_11_0_1.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 8/5/2021

Updated: 8/17/2021

Dependencies: foxit_phantom_installed.nasl

Risk Information

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2021-34853

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7

CVSS v2

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

CVSS v3

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, SMB/Registry/Enumerated

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 7/27/2021

Vulnerability Publication Date: 7/27/2021

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2021-21831, CVE-2021-21870, CVE-2021-21893, CVE-2021-34831, CVE-2021-34832, CVE-2021-34833, CVE-2021-34834, CVE-2021-34835, CVE-2021-34836, CVE-2021-34837, CVE-2021-34838, CVE-2021-34839, CVE-2021-34840, CVE-2021-34841, CVE-2021-34842, CVE-2021-34843, CVE-2021-34844, CVE-2021-34845, CVE-2021-34846, CVE-2021-34847, CVE-2021-34848, CVE-2021-34849, CVE-2021-34850, CVE-2021-34851, CVE-2021-34852, CVE-2021-34853

IAVA: 2021-A-0357