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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2018-16293

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-2018-16291, CVE-2018-16292, 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.
Publish Date : 2018-10-08 Last Update Date : 2018-11-21
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
6.8
Confidentiality Impact Partial (There is considerable informational disclosure.)
Integrity Impact Partial (Modification of some system files or information is possible, but the attacker does not have control over what can be modified, or the scope of what the attacker can affect is limited.)
Availability Impact Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
Access Complexity Medium (The access conditions are somewhat specialized. Some preconditions must be satistified to exploit)
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Execute Code
CWE ID 416

- Products Affected By CVE-2018-16293

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Foxitsoftware Phantompdf 9.2.0.9297 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Foxitsoftware Reader 9.2.0.9297 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Foxitsoftware Phantompdf 1
Foxitsoftware Reader 1

- References For CVE-2018-16293

http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1041769
SECTRACK 1041769
https://www.foxitsoftware.com/support/security-bulletins.php CONFIRM

- Vulnerability Conditions

Vulnerability is valid if product versions listed below are used TOGETHER WITH(AND)

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2018-16293

There are not any metasploit modules related to this CVE entry (Please visit www.metasploit.com for more information)


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