CVE-2018-14243 Detail

Current Description

This vulnerability allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code on vulnerable installations of Foxit Reader 9.0.1.1049. 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 addPageOpenJSMessage method. By performing actions in JavaScript, an attacker can trigger a type confusion condition. The attacker can leverage this vulnerability to execute code under the context of the current process. Was ZDI-CAN-6006.


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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
https://www.foxitsoftware.com/support/security-bulletins.php Patch  Vendor Advisory 
https://zerodayinitiative.com/advisories/ZDI-18-703 Third Party Advisory  VDB Entry 

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-704 Incorrect Type Conversion or Cast cwe source acceptance level NIST  
CWE-843 Access of Resource Using Incompatible Type ('Type Confusion') Reference acceptance level Zero Day Initiative  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2018-14243
NVD Published Date:
07/31/2018
NVD Last Modified:
10/09/2019
Source:
MITRE