Advisory Details

September 17th, 2019

Foxit Studio Photo TIFF File Parsing Out-Of-Bounds Read Remote Code Execution Vulnerability

ZDI-19-841
ZDI-CAN-8782

CVE ID CVE-2019-13324
CVSS SCORE 7.8, (AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H)
AFFECTED VENDORS Foxit
AFFECTED PRODUCTS Studio Photo
VULNERABILITY DETAILS

This vulnerability allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code on affected installations of Foxit Studio Photo. 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 handling of TIFF files. The issue results from the lack of proper validation of user-supplied data, which can result in a read past the end of an allocated structure. An attacker can leverage this vulnerability to execute code in the context of the current process.

ADDITIONAL DETAILS Foxit has issued an update to correct this vulnerability. More details can be found at:
https://www.foxitsoftware.com/support/security-bulletins.php
DISCLOSURE TIMELINE
  • 2019-06-04 - Vulnerability reported to vendor
  • 2019-09-17 - Coordinated public release of advisory
CREDIT Mat Powell of Trend Micro Zero Day Initiative
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