Executive Summary

NameCVE-2017-10953First 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 gotoURL method. The issue results from the lack of proper validation of a user-supplied string before using it to execute a system call. An attacker can leverage this vulnerability to execute code under the context of the current process. Was ZDI-CAN-5030.

Original Source

Url : http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2017-10953

CWE : Common Weakness Enumeration

100 %CWE-77Improper Sanitization of Special Elements used in a Command ('Command Injection')

CPE : Common Platform Enumeration


Sources (Detail)

BID http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/100682
CONFIRM https://www.foxitsoftware.com/support/security-bulletins.php
MISC https://zerodayinitiative.com/advisories/ZDI-17-718

Alert History

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2017-11-16 21:21:14
  • Multiple Updates
2017-11-02 09:26:09
  • Multiple Updates
2017-11-01 00:23:14
  • First insertion