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CVE-2018-17621 Detail

Description

This vulnerability allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code on vulnerable installations of Foxit Reader 9.0.1.5096. 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 handling of Format events. The issue results from the lack of validating the existence of an object prior to performing operations on the object. An attacker can leverage this vulnerability to execute code in the context of the current process. Was ZDI-CAN-6355.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  10/29/2018

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Hyperlink Resource
https://www.foxitsoftware.com/support/security-bulletins.php
https://zerodayinitiative.com/advisories/ZDI-18-1102

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CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2018-17621
NVD Published Date:
10/29/2018
NVD Last Modified:
10/29/2018