CVSS Score of 10 (low)


Published Jul 19, 2023
Updated: Sep 15, 2023
CWE ID 416


CVE-2023-33876 is a use-after-free vulnerability that affects Foxit Reader The vulnerability occurs when handling the destruction of annotations in the software. A specially crafted Javascript code within a malicious PDF document can trigger the reuse of a previously freed object, leading to memory corruption and potential arbitrary code execution. To exploit this vulnerability, an attacker would need to trick a user into opening the malicious file or visiting a specially crafted malicious site with the browser plugin extension enabled. This vulnerability poses a high risk to organizations as it allows for remote code execution and can potentially compromise user confidentiality, integrity, and availability of affected systems.

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