Foxit PhantomPDF < 10.1.5 Multiple Vulnerabilities

high Nessus Plugin ID 152861
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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 PhantomPDF application (formally known as Phantom) installed on the remote Windows host is prior to 10.1.5. It is, therefore affected by multiple vulnerabilities:

- This vulnerability allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code on affected installations of Foxit PDF Reader 11.0.0.49893. 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 handling of Annotation objects. 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. Was ZDI-CAN-14013. (CVE-2021-34853)

- A use-after-free vulnerability exists in the JavaScript engine of Foxit Software’s PDF Reader, version 10.1.4.37651. A specially crafted PDF document can trigger the reuse of previously free memory, which can lead to arbitrary code execution. An attacker needs to trick the user into opening a malicious file or site to trigger this vulnerability if the browser plugin extension is enabled. (CVE-2021-21870)

- A use-after-free vulnerability exists in the JavaScript engine of Foxit Software’s PDF Reader, version 11.0.0.49893. A specially crafted PDF document can trigger the reuse of previously freed memory, which can lead to arbitrary code execution. An attacker needs to trick the user to open the malicious file to trigger this vulnerability. Exploitation is also possible if a user visits a specially crafted, malicious site if the browser plugin extension is enabled. (CVE-2021-21893)

- This vulnerability allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code on affected installations of Foxit Reader 10.1.4.37651. 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 handling of Document objects. 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. Was ZDI-CAN-13741. (CVE-2021-34831)

- This vulnerability allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code on affected installations of Foxit PDF Reader 11.0.0.49893. 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 handling of the delay property. 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. Was ZDI-CAN-13928. (CVE-2021-34832)

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 PhantomPDF version 10.1.5 or later

See Also

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

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 152861

File Name: foxit_phantom_10_1_5.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: local

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 8/26/2021

Updated: 9/20/2021

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: 8/26/2021

Vulnerability Publication Date: 7/29/2021

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-2021-34851, CVE-2021-34852, CVE-2021-34853