CVE-2009-0836

Properties

Published:
09.03.2009
Updated:
21.03.2009
Patch available:
Severity:
High
CVSS vector:
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Product:
foxit: reader3.0

Vulnerability description

Foxit Reader 2.3 before Build 3902 and 3.0 before Build 1506, including 1120 and 1301, does not require user confirmation before performing dangerous actions defined in a PDF file, which allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary programs and have unspecified other impact via a crafted file, as demonstrated by the "Open/Execute a file" action.

References:

CONFIRM: http://www.foxitsoftware.com/pdf/reader/security.htm#bypass
VUPEN: http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/0634
SECTRACK: http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1021824
BID: http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/34035
BUGTRAQ: http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/501623/100/0/threaded
MISC: http://www.coresecurity.com/content/foxit-reader-vulnerabilities
SECUNIA: http://secunia.com/advisories/34036