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CVE-2016-6168 Detail

Current Description

Use-after-free vulnerability in Foxit Reader and PhantomPDF 7.3.4.311 and earlier on Windows allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) and execute arbitrary code via a crafted PDF file.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  02/07/2018      View Analysis Description

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2016-6168
Original release date:
02/07/2018
Last revised:
02/24/2018
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 3.0):
CVSS v3 Base Score:
7.8 High
Vector:
CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H (legend)
Impact Score:
5.9
Exploitability Score:
1.8
CVSS Version 3 Metrics:
Attack Vector (AV):
Local
Attack Complexity (AC):
Low
Privileges Required (PR):
None
User Interaction (UI):
Required
Scope (S):
Unchanged
Confidentiality (C):
High
Integrity (I):
High
Availability (A):
High
CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
6.8 MEDIUM
Vector:
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
6.4
Exploitability Subscore:
8.6
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Network exploitable - Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Access Complexity:
Medium
Authentication:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name
https://fortiguard.com/zeroday/FG-VD-16-021 Third Party Advisory External Source MISC https://fortiguard.com/zeroday/FG-VD-16-021
https://www.foxitsoftware.com/support/security-bulletins.php Vendor Advisory External Source CONFIRM https://www.foxitsoftware.com/support/security-bulletins.php

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