CVE-2018-9941 – This vulnerability allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code on vulnerable install …

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Vuln ID: CVE-2018-9941

Published:  2018-05-17  15:29:02Z

Description: This vulnerability allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code on vulnerable installations of Foxit Reader 9.0.0.29935. User interaction is required to exploit this vulnerability in that the target must visit a malicious page or open a malicious file. The specific flaw exists within the handling of the record append method. The issue results from the lack of proper validation of user-supplied data, which can result in a type confusion condition. An attacker can leverage this vulnerability to execute code under the context of the current process. Was ZDI-CAN-5375.

Source: NVD.NIST.GOV