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CVE-2018-3941 Detail

Current Description

An exploitable use-after-free vulnerability exists in the JavaScript engine of Foxit Software's Foxit PDF Reader version 9.1.0.5096. A specially crafted PDF document can trigger a previously freed object in memory to be reused, resulting in arbitrary code execution. An attacker needs to trick the user to open the malicious file to trigger this vulnerability.

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
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

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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1041769 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
https://www.foxitsoftware.com/support/security-bulletins.php Patch Vendor Advisory
https://www.talosintelligence.com/vulnerability_reports/TALOS-2018-0608 Exploit Third Party Advisory

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-416 Use After Free NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:foxitsoftware:phantompdf:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Up to (including)
9.2.0.9297
 cpe:2.3:a:foxitsoftware:reader:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Up to (including)
9.2.0.9297
Running on/with
 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows:-:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2018-3941
NVD Published Date:
10/08/2018
NVD Last Modified:
11/19/2018