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Secunia Security Advisory 50526

Secunia Security Advisory 50526
Posted Sep 26, 2012
Authored by Secunia | Site secunia.com

Secunia Security Advisory - Parvez Anwar has discovered a vulnerability in Foxit Reader, which can be exploited by malicious people to compromise a user's system.

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Secunia Security Advisory 50526

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TITLE:
Foxit Reader Insecure Library Loading Vulnerability

SECUNIA ADVISORY ID:
SA50526

VERIFY ADVISORY:
Secunia.com
http://secunia.com/advisories/50526/
Customer Area (Credentials Required)
https://ca.secunia.com/?page=viewadvisory&vuln_id=50526

RELEASE DATE:
2012-09-26

DISCUSS ADVISORY:
http://secunia.com/advisories/50526/#comments

AVAILABLE ON SITE AND IN CUSTOMER AREA:
* Last Update
* Popularity
* Comments
* Criticality Level
* Impact
* Where
* Solution Status
* Operating System / Software
* CVE Reference(s)

http://secunia.com/advisories/50526/

ONLY AVAILABLE IN CUSTOMER AREA:
* Authentication Level
* Report Reliability
* Secunia PoC
* Secunia Analysis
* Systems Affected
* Approve Distribution
* Remediation Status
* Secunia CVSS Score
* CVSS

https://ca.secunia.com/?page=viewadvisory&vuln_id=50526

ONLY AVAILABLE WITH SECUNIA CSI AND SECUNIA PSI:
* AUTOMATED SCANNING

http://secunia.com/vulnerability_scanning/personal/
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_scanning/corporate/wsus_sccm_3rd_third_party_patching/

DESCRIPTION:
Parvez Anwar has discovered a vulnerability in Foxit Reader, which
can be exploited by malicious people to compromise a user's system.

The vulnerability is caused due to the application loading libraries
(fxdecod1.dll) in an insecure manner. This can be exploited to load
arbitrary libraries by tricking a user into e.g. opening a PDF file
located on a remote WebDAV or SMB share.

Successful exploitation allows execution of arbitrary code, but
requires the PDF document to have an invalid structure which can
trigger a crash.

The vulnerability is confirmed in version 5.4.2.0901. Other versions
may also be affected.

SOLUTION:
Update to version 5.4.3.

PROVIDED AND/OR DISCOVERED BY:
Parvez Anwar via Secunia.

ORIGINAL ADVISORY:
Foxit:
http://www.foxitsoftware.com/Secure_PDF_Reader/security_bulletins.php#insecure

OTHER REFERENCES:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

DEEP LINKS:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

EXTENDED DESCRIPTION:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

EXTENDED SOLUTION:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

EXPLOIT:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

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About:
This Advisory was delivered by Secunia as a free service to help
private users keeping their systems up to date against the latest
vulnerabilities.

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Please Note:
Secunia recommends that you verify all advisories you receive by
clicking the link.
Secunia NEVER sends attached files with advisories.
Secunia does not advise people to install third party patches, only
use those supplied by the vendor.

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