CVSS 3.1 Score 8.8 of 10 (high)


Published Nov 27, 2023
Updated: Dec 1, 2023
CWE ID 610


CVE-2023-35985 is an arbitrary file creation vulnerability in Foxit Reader It occurs due to a failure to properly validate a dangerous extension in the Javascript exportDataObject API. This vulnerability allows a specially crafted malicious file to create files at arbitrary locations, leading to potential arbitrary code execution. The exploitation requires tricking the user into opening the malicious file or visiting a specially-crafted malicious site with the enabled browser plugin extension. The vulnerability has a base severity rating of HIGH, with high impact on integrity and confidentiality, and low attack complexity.


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