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Untrusted Search Path

CVE-2017-12892

Severity High
Score 7.8/10

Summary

Foxit PDF Compressor installers from versions from 7.0.0.183 to 7.7.2.10 contain a DLL preloading vulnerability, wherein it is possible for the installer to load a malicious DLL located in the current working directory of the installer.

  • LOW
  • LOCAL
  • HIGH
  • UNCHANGED
  • REQUIRED
  • NONE
  • HIGH
  • HIGH

CWE-426 - Untrusted Search Path

The application searches for critical resources using an externally-supplied search path that can point to resources that are not under the application's direct control.

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Advisory Timeline

  • Published