Advisory Details

October 22nd, 2019

Foxit Studio Photo JPEG Batch Processing Out-Of-Bounds Read Information Disclosure Vulnerability

ZDI-19-908
ZDI-CAN-8809

CVE ID CVE-2019-17138
CVSS SCORE 3.3, (AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N)
AFFECTED VENDORS Foxit
AFFECTED PRODUCTS Studio Photo
VULNERABILITY DETAILS

This vulnerability allows remote attackers to disclose sensitive information 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 conversion from JPEG to EPS. 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 in conjunction with other vulnerabilities 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
  • 2019-06-21 - Vulnerability reported to vendor
  • 2019-10-22 - Coordinated public release of advisory
CREDIT Steven Seeley (mr_me) of Source Incite
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