Foxit Reader < Multiple Vulnerabilities

High Nessus Plugin ID 52458


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 :

- An integer overflow condition exists when parsing certain ICC chunks. An attacker can exploit this, via crafted ICC chunks in a PDF file, to cause a heap-based buffer overflow, resulting in the execution of arbitrary code. (CVE-2011-0332)

- A flaw exists in the JavaScript API related to the createDataObject() function. An attacker can exploit this, via a crafted PDF file using a call to that function, to create or overwrite arbitrary files.
(VulnDB 71104)


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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 52458

File Name: foxit_reader_4_3_1_0218.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.11 $

Type: local

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 2011/02/25

Modified: 2016/06/20

Dependencies: 32395

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 7.3

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:POC/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: 2011/02/24

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2011/02/25

Exploitable With

Metasploit (Foxit PDF Reader 4.2 Javascript File Write)

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2011-0332

BID: 46565, 46763

OSVDB: 71104, 71410

EDB-ID: 16978

Secunia: 43329, 43776