Foxit Advanced PDF Editor 3.x < Security Cookie Stack-based Buffer Overflow

High Nessus Plugin ID 65614


The remote Windows host has an application that is affected by a buffer overflow vulnerability.


The version of Foxit Advanced PDF Editor is 3.x prior to As such, it is affected by a stack-based buffer overflow vulnerability triggered when a document reconstructs the security cookie.

An attacker could exploit this issue by tricking a user into opening a specially crafted document, resulting in arbitrary code execution.


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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 65614

File Name: foxit_advanced_pdf_editor_3_0_4.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.2 $

Type: local

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 2013/03/19

Modified: 2013/07/18

Dependencies: 65613

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.6

Temporal Score: 5.6

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:foxitsoftware:foxit_advanced_pdf_editor

Required KB Items: SMB/Foxit_pdf_editor/Installed

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2013/01/25

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2013/01/14

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-0107

BID: 57558

OSVDB: 89702

CERT: 275219