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Incorrect Type Conversion or Cast

CVE-2018-14268

Severity High
Score 8.8/10

Summary

This vulnerability allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code on vulnerable installations of Foxit Reader 9.0.1.1049. User interaction is required to exploit this vulnerability in that the target must visit a malicious page or open a malicious file. The specific flaw exists within the mailForm method. By performing actions in JavaScript, an attacker can trigger a type confusion condition. An attacker can leverage this vulnerability to execute code under the context of the current process. Was ZDI-CAN-6031.

  • LOW
  • NETWORK
  • HIGH
  • UNCHANGED
  • REQUIRED
  • NONE
  • HIGH
  • HIGH

CWE-704 - Incorrect Type Conversion or Cast

The software does not correctly convert an object, resource, or structure from one type to a different type.

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Advisory Timeline

  • Published