Executive Summary

NameCVE-2017-10948First 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:P/A:P)
Cvss Base Score6.8Attack RangeNetwork
Cvss Impact Score6.4Attack ComplexityMedium
Cvss Expoit Score8.6AuthenticationNone Required
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This vulnerability allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code 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 app.execMenuItem function. The issue results from the lack of validating the existence of an object prior to performing operations on the object. An attacker can leverage this vulnerability to execute code under the context of the current process. Was ZDI-CAN-4723.

Original Source

Url : http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2017-10948

CWE : Common Weakness Enumeration

100 %CWE-416Use After Free

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)

BID http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/101670
CONFIRM https://www.foxitsoftware.com/support/security-bulletins.php
MISC https://zerodayinitiative.com/advisories/ZDI-17-461

Alert History

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2017-11-16 21:21:14
  • Multiple Updates
2017-11-08 09:23:52
  • Multiple Updates
2017-11-01 00:23:14
  • First insertion