CVSS 3.1 Score 8.8 of 10 (high)


Published Nov 27, 2023
Updated: Dec 1, 2023
CWE ID 416


CVE-2023-32616 is a use-after-free vulnerability in Foxit Reader that affects 3D annotations. This vulnerability allows a specially crafted Javascript code in a malicious PDF document to trigger the reuse of a previously freed object, leading to memory corruption and arbitrary code execution. To exploit this vulnerability, an attacker needs to trick the user into opening the malicious file or visiting a specially crafted, malicious site with the browser plugin extension enabled. The vulnerability has a base severity rating of HIGH and poses a significant danger to organizations as it can result in unauthorized code execution and compromise the integrity and confidentiality of affected systems.


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