Intrusion Prevention

Foxit.Reader.Annotations.Point.Use.After.Free

Description

This indicates an attack attempt to exploit an Use After Free Vulnerability in Foxit Reader.
The vulnerability is due to an error in the vulnerable application when handling a maliciously crafted PDF file. 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 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-2018-9958