A use-after-free vulnerability exists in the JavaScript engine of Foxit Software's Foxit PDF Reader version 9.1.0.5096. A use-after-free condition can occur when accessing the Keywords property of the this.info object. 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.
Published 2018-10-02 21:29:01
Updated 2023-02-02 21:03:26
Source Talos
View at NVD,   CVE.org
Vulnerability category: Memory Corruption

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2018-3957

Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days: 0.20%

Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less: ~ 57 % EPSS Score History EPSS FAQ

CVSS scores for CVE-2018-3957

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source
6.8
MEDIUM AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
8.6
6.4
NIST
8.0
HIGH CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
2.1
5.9
Talos
7.8
HIGH CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
1.8
5.9
NIST

CWE ids for CVE-2018-3957

  • Referencing memory after it has been freed can cause a program to crash, use unexpected values, or execute code.
    Assigned by: nvd@nist.gov (Primary)

References for CVE-2018-3957

Products affected by CVE-2018-3957

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