Vulnerability Name:

CVE-2009-0837

Assigned:2009-03-09
Published:2009-03-09
Updated:2017-08-16
Summary:Stack-based buffer overflow in Foxit Reader 3.0 before Build 1506, including 1120 and 1301, allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a long (1) relative path or (2) absolute path in the filename argument in an action, as demonstrated by the "Open/Execute a file" action.
CVSS v3 Severity:10.0 Critical (CCN CVSS v3 Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:C/C:H/I:H/A:H)
Exploitability Metrics:Attack Vector (AV): Network
Attack Complexity (AC): Low
Privileges Required (PR): None
User Interaction (UI): None
Scope:Scope (S): Changed
Impact Metrics:Confidentiality (C): High
Integrity (I): High
Availibility (A): High
CVSS v2 Severity:10.0 High (CVSS v2 Vector: AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
8.3 High (Temporal CVSS v2 Vector: AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C/E:F/RL:OF/RC:C)
Exploitability Metrics:Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (Au): None
Impact Metrics:Confidentiality (C): Complete
Integrity (I): Complete
Availibility (A): Complete
9.3 High (CCN CVSS v2 Vector: AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
7.7 High (CCN Temporal CVSS v2 Vector: AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C/E:F/RL:OF/RC:C)
Exploitability Metrics:Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Medium
Athentication (Au): None
Impact Metrics:Confidentiality (C): Complete
Integrity (I): Complete
Availibility (A): Complete
Vulnerability Type:CWE-119
(ALLOWS_ADMIN_ACCESS)
References:Source: MISC
Type: VENDOR_ADVISORY
http://www.coresecurity.com/content/foxit-reader-vulnerabilities

Source: CONFIRM
Type: VENDOR_ADVISORY
http://www.foxitsoftware.com/pdf/reader/security.htm#Stackbased

Source: BUGTRAQ
Type: UNKNOWN
20090309 Foxit Reader Multiple Vulnerabilities (CORE-2009-0218)

Source: BID
Type: UNKNOWN
34035

Source: SECTRACK
Type: UNKNOWN
1021824

Source: VUPEN
Type: VENDOR_ADVISORY
ADV-2009-0634

Source: XF
Type: UNKNOWN
foxitreader-openexecute-pdf-bo(49136)

Source: XF
Type: UNKNOWN
foxitreader-pdf-bo(49136)

Vulnerable Configuration:Configuration 1:
  • cpe:/a:foxit:reader3.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

  • Configuration CCN 1:
  • cpe:/a:foxitsoftware:foxit_reader:2.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • OR cpe:/a:foxitsoftware:foxit_reader:3.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

  • * Denotes that component is vulnerable
    Oval Definitions
    Definition IDClassTitleLast Modified
    oval:org.mitre.oval:def:24034
    V
    Foxit Reader stack-based buffer overflow (CVE-2009-0837)
    2014-05-26
    BACK
    foxit reader3.0 *
    foxitsoftware foxit reader 2.3
    foxitsoftware foxit reader 3.0