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Out-of-bounds Read


Severity Medium
Score 5.3/10


The ConvertToPDF plugin in Foxit Reader and PhantomPDF before 8.1 on Windows, when the gflags app is enabled, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (out-of-bounds read and application crash) via a crafted TIFF image, aka "Data from Faulting Address is used as one or more arguments in a subsequent Function Call starting at ConvertToPDF_x86!CreateFXPDFConvertor."

  • HIGH
  • NONE
  • NONE
  • NONE
  • HIGH

CWE-125 - Out-of-Bounds Read

Out-of-bounds read is a vulnerability that allows access to memory beyond the authorized accessible location. Such a vulnerability compromises the confidentiality of the trusted environment in the application and enables an attacker to launch further attacks by leveraging the exposed information.


Advisory Timeline

  • Published