Foxit PDF Reader for Mac < 11.1 Vulnerability

high Nessus Plugin ID 154013


A PDF viewer installed on the remote macOS host is affected by a vulnerability


According to its version, the Foxit PDF Reader for Mac application (previously named Foxit Reader for Mac) installed on the remote macOS host is prior to 11.1. It is, therefore affected by vulnerability: 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 PDF Reader for Mac version 11.1 or later

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 154013

File Name: macos_foxit_reader_11_1.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Agent: macosx

Published: 10/12/2021

Updated: 2/28/2022

Supported Sensors: Nessus Agent

Risk Information


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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2021-45980


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:foxit_reader

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/MacOSX/Version, installed_sw/Foxit Reader

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 10/12/2021

Vulnerability Publication Date: 10/12/2021

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2021-45978, CVE-2021-45979, CVE-2021-45980