Advisory Details

March 18th, 2020

Foxit Studio Photo TIF File Parsing Stack-based Buffer Overflow Remote Code Execution Vulnerability

ZDI-20-311
ZDI-CAN-9881

CVE ID CVE-2020-8869
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 TIF files. The issue results from the lack of proper validation of the length of user-supplied data prior to copying it to a fixed-length stack-based buffer. 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
  • 2019-12-03 - Vulnerability reported to vendor
  • 2020-03-18 - Coordinated public release of advisory
CREDIT Mat Powell of Trend Micro Zero Day Initiative
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