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CVE-2018-3943 Detail

Current Description

An exploitable use-after-free vulnerability exists in the JavaScript engine of Foxit Software's 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. If the browser plugin extension is enabled, visiting a malicious site can also trigger the 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://talosintelligence.com/vulnerability_reports/TALOS-2018-0610 Third Party Advisory
https://www.foxitsoftware.com/support/security-bulletins.php Patch Vendor 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-2018-3943
NVD Published Date:
10/02/2018
NVD Last Modified:
11/19/2018