Intrusion Prevention

Foxit.Reader.Annotations.noteIcon.Use.After.Free

Description

This indicates an attack attempt to exploit a Use After Free Vulnerability in Foxit Software PhantomPDF.
The vulnerability is due to an error in the vulnerable application when handling a maliciously crafted request. A remote attacker may be able to exploit this to execute arbitrary code within the context of the application, via a crafted request.

Affected Products

Foxit Software Foxit Reader 9.1.0.5096 and earlier
Foxit Software PhantomPDF 9.1.0.5096 and earlier

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-2018-14304