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CVE-2018-5679 Detail

Current Description

This vulnerability allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code on vulnerable installations of Foxit Reader before 9.1 and PhantomPDF before 9.1. 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 processing of specially crafted pdf files with embedded u3d images. The issue results from the lack of proper validation of user-supplied data, which can result in a read past the end of an allocated object. An attacker can leverage this in conjunction with other vulnerabilities to execute code in the context of the current process, a different vulnerability than CVE-2018-5677 and CVE-2018-5680.

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/104300 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
https://srcincite.io/advisories/src-2018-0015/ Third Party Advisory
https://www.foxitsoftware.com/support/security-bulletins.php Vendor Advisory

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-125 Out-of-bounds Read NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:foxitsoftware:phantompdf:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Up to (including)
9.0.1.1049
 cpe:2.3:a:foxitsoftware:reader:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Up to (including)
9.0.1.1049


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2018-5679
NVD Published Date:
05/24/2018
NVD Last Modified:
06/08/2018