Executive Summary

NameCVE-2017-10944First vendor Publication2017-10-31
VendorCveLast vendor Modification2017-11-16

Security-Database Scoring CVSS v2

Cvss vector : (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)
Cvss Base Score4.3Attack RangeNetwork
Cvss Impact Score2.9Attack ComplexityMedium
Cvss Expoit Score8.6AuthenticationNone Required
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This vulnerability allows remote attackers to disclose sensitive information on vulnerable installations of Foxit Reader 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 parsing of ObjStm objects. The issue results from the lack of proper validation of user-supplied data, which can result in a read past the end of an allocated object. An attacker can leverage this in conjunction with other vulnerabilities to execute arbitrary code in the context of the current process. Was ZDI-CAN-4846.

Original Source

Url : http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2017-10944

CWE : Common Weakness Enumeration

100 %CWE-200Information Exposure

CPE : Common Platform Enumeration


Nessus® Vulnerability Scanner

2017-07-13Name : A PDF toolkit installed on the remote Windows host is affected by multiple vu...
File : foxit_phantom_8_3_1.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2017-07-13Name : A PDF viewer installed on the remote Windows host is affected by multiple vul...
File : foxit_reader_8_3_1.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO

Sources (Detail)

CONFIRM https://www.foxitsoftware.com/support/security-bulletins.php
MISC https://zerodayinitiative.com/advisories/ZDI-17-457

Alert History

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2017-11-16 21:21:14
  • Multiple Updates
2017-11-01 00:23:14
  • First insertion