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CVE-2009-0836 Detail

Current Description

Foxit Reader 2.3 before Build 3902 and 3.0 before Build 1506, including 1120 and 1301, does not require user confirmation before performing dangerous actions defined in a PDF file, which allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary programs and have unspecified other impact via a crafted file, as demonstrated by the "Open/Execute a file" action.

Source:  MITRE
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CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

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Hyperlink Resource
http://blog.zoller.lu/2009/03/remote-code-execution-in-pdf-still.html
http://lists.immunitysec.com/pipermail/dailydave/2010-April/006079.html
http://www.coresecurity.com/content/foxit-reader-vulnerabilities Vendor Advisory
http://www.foxitsoftware.com/pdf/reader/security.htm#bypass Patch Vendor Advisory
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/501623/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/34035 Vendor Advisory
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1021824
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/0634 Vendor Advisory

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-119 Improper Restriction of Operations within the Bounds of a Memory Buffer NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:foxitsoftware:reader:2.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:foxitsoftware:reader:3.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2009-0836
NVD Published Date:
03/10/2009
NVD Last Modified:
10/10/2018