Intrusion Prevention

Foxit.Reader.GoToR.Action.Buffer.Overflow

Description

This indicates an attack attempt to exploit a Stack Buffer Overflow in Foxit Reader.
The vulnerability is due to improper handling of the GoToR action. A remote attacker may be able to exploit this to execute arbitrary code within the context of the application via a crafted pdf file.

Affected Products

Foxit Software Foxit Reader 7.3.4.311 and prior
Foxit Software PhantomPDF 7.3.4.311 and prior

Impact

System Compromise: Remote attackers can gain control of vulnerable systems.

Recommended Actions

Apply the most recent upgrade or patch from the vendor.
https://www.foxitsoftware.com/support/security-bulletins.php

Other References

ZDI-16-391