Foxit Reader 2.3 before Build 3902 and 3.0 before Build 1506, including 3.0.2009.1301, does not properly handle a JBIG2 symbol dictionary segment with zero new symbols, which allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted PDF file that triggers a dereference of an uninitialized memory location.
Published 2009-03-10 20:30:07
Updated 2018-10-11 21:00:41
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Vulnerability category: Execute code

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2009-0191

8.87%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 94 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2009-0191

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
9.3
HIGH AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C
8.6
10.0
NIST

CWE ids for CVE-2009-0191

  • The product constructs all or part of a code segment using externally-influenced input from an upstream component, but it does not neutralize or incorrectly neutralizes special elements that could modify the syntax or behavior of the intended code segment.
    Assigned by: nvd@nist.gov (Primary)

Products affected by CVE-2009-0191

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