CVE-2017-14821 Detail

Current Description

This vulnerability allows remote attackers to disclose sensitive information on vulnerable installations of Foxit Reader 8.3.1.21155. 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 the xTsiz member of SIZ markers. 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 code in the context of the current process. Was ZDI-CAN-5013.


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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score:  6.5 MEDIUM
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N


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Hyperlink Resource
https://www.foxitsoftware.com/support/security-bulletins.php Patch  Vendor Advisory 
https://zerodayinitiative.com/advisories/ZDI-17-865 Third Party Advisory  VDB Entry 

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-200 Exposure of Sensitive Information to an Unauthorized Actor cwe source acceptance level NIST  
CWE-125 Out-of-bounds Read cwe source acceptance level NIST   Reference acceptance level Zero Day Initiative  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2017-14821
NVD Published Date:
12/20/2017
NVD Last Modified:
10/09/2019
Source:
Zero Day Initiative