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CVE-2018-16291Date: (C)2018-10-09   (M)2018-11-21


An exploitable use-after-free vulnerability exists in the JavaScript engine of Foxit Reader before 9.3 and PhantomPDF before 9.3, a different vulnerability than CVE-2018-16292, CVE-2018-16293, CVE-2018-16294, CVE-2018-16295, CVE-2018-16296, and CVE-2018-16297. A specially crafted PDF document can trigger a previously freed object in memory to be reused, resulting in arbitrary code execution. An attacker needs to trick the user to open the malicious file to trigger this vulnerability. If the browser plugin extension is enabled, visiting a malicious site can also trigger the vulnerability.

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CVSS V3 Severity:CVSS V2 Severity:
CVSS Score : 7.8CVSS Score : 6.8
Exploit Score: 1.8Exploit Score: 8.6
Impact Score: 5.9Impact Score: 6.4
 
CVSS V3 Metrics:CVSS V2 Metrics:
Attack Vector: LOCALAccess Vector: NETWORK
Attack Complexity: LOWAccess Complexity: MEDIUM
Privileges Required: NONEAuthentication: NONE
User Interaction: REQUIREDConfidentiality: PARTIAL
Scope: UNCHANGEDIntegrity: PARTIAL
Confidentiality: HIGHAvailability: PARTIAL
Integrity: HIGH 
Availability: HIGH 
  
Reference:
SECTRACK-1041769
https://www.foxitsoftware.com/support/security-bulletins.php

CWE    1
CWE-416
OVAL    1
oval:org.secpod.oval:def:48183

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