Foxit Reader < Multiple Vulnerabilities

High Nessus Plugin ID 49780


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


The version of Foxit Reader installed on the remote Windows host is prior to It is, therefore, affected by multiple vulnerabilities :

- A stack buffer overflow condition exists due to improper sanitization of the file title. An attacker can exploit this, via a specially crafted PDF document containing an overly long title, to execute arbitrary code.

- An identity verification vulnerability exists related to how digital signatures in a document are validated. An attacker can exploit this to falsify documents.


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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 49780

File Name: foxit_reader_4_2_0_928.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.9 $

Type: local

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 2010/10/06

Modified: 2016/03/07

Dependencies: 32395

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 7.7

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:foxitsoftware:foxit_reader

Required KB Items: installed_sw/Foxit Reader

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2010/09/29

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2010/08/18

Exploitable With

Metasploit (Foxit PDF Reader v4.1.1 Title Stack Buffer Overflow)

Reference Information

BID: 43785

OSVDB: 68648

Secunia: 41656

EDB-ID: 15514, 15532, 15542