Intrusion Prevention

Foxit.Reader.BMP.biWidth.Heap.Buffer.Overflow

Description

This indicates an attack attempt to exploit a Heap-Based Buffer Overflow Vulnerability in Foxit Software Foxit Reader.
The vulnerability is due to an error in the vulnerable application when handling a maliciously crafted file. A remote attacker may be able to exploit this to execute arbitrary code within the context of the application, via a crafted file.

Affected Products

Foxit Software Foxit Reader 9.0.1.1049 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#content-2018

CVE References

CVE-2017-17557