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Improper Neutralization of Special Elements used in a Command ('Command Injection')

CVE-2018-19418

Severity High
Score 9.3/10

Summary

Foxit PDF ActiveX before 5.5.1 allows remote code execution via command injection because of the lack of a security permission control.

  • MEDIUM
  • NETWORK
  • NONE
  • COMPLETE
  • COMPLETE
  • COMPLETE

CWE-77 - Command Injection

A command injection attack involves injecting an operating system command through the data input, which gets executed on the host operating system with the privileges of the victimized application. The impact of a command injection attack may range from loss of data confidentiality and integrity to unauthorized remote access to the hosting system. The attack may cause serious data breaches and system takeover.

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