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CVE-2018-9979 Detail

Description

This vulnerability allows remote attackers to disclose sensitive information on vulnerable installations of Foxit Reader 9.0.0.29935. 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 parsing of Texture Continuation objects in U3D files. 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. Was ZDI-CAN-5429.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  05/17/2018

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Hyperlink Resource
https://www.foxitsoftware.com/support/security-bulletins.php
https://zerodayinitiative.com/advisories/ZDI-18-377

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CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2018-9979
NVD Published Date:
05/17/2018
NVD Last Modified:
05/17/2018