CVSS 3.1 Score 8.8 of 10 (high)


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


CVE-2023-39542 is a code execution vulnerability in the Javascript saveAs API of Foxit Reader This vulnerability allows a specially crafted malformed file to create arbitrary files, potentially leading to remote code execution. The vulnerability can be triggered by tricking the user into opening the malicious file or visiting a specially crafted, malicious site with the browser plugin extension enabled. The affected product is Foxit Reader version To remediate this vulnerability, users should update to the latest version of Foxit Reader when it becomes available and avoid opening files from untrusted sources or visiting suspicious websites to mitigate potential risks to their organization's confidentiality, integrity, and availability. The National Vulnerability Database (NVD) has assigned a base severity rating of HIGH (8.8) for this vulnerability based on CVSS:3.1 scoring metrics.

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