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CVE-2017-17557 Detail

Current Description

In Foxit Reader before 9.1 and Foxit PhantomPDF before 9.1, a flaw exists within the parsing of the BITMAPINFOHEADER record in BMP files. The issue results from the lack of proper validation of the biSize member, which can result in a heap based buffer overflow. An attacker can leverage this to execute code in the context of the current process.

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score: 8.8 HIGH
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/103999 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1040733 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
https://blog.0patch.com/2018/05/0patching-foxit-reader-buffer-oops.html Third Party Advisory
https://www.foxitsoftware.com/support/security-bulletins.php 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:foxit_reader:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Up to (excluding)
9.1
 cpe:2.3:a:foxitsoftware:phantompdf:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Up to (excluding)
9.1


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2017-17557
NVD Published Date:
04/24/2018
NVD Last Modified:
06/05/2018