CVE-2023-41257

CVSS 3.1 Score 8.8 of 10 (high)

Details

Published Nov 27, 2023
Updated: Dec 1, 2023
CWE ID 843

Summary

CVE-2023-41257 is a type confusion vulnerability that affects Foxit Reader 12.1.2.15356. This vulnerability can be exploited through a specially crafted Javascript code within a malicious PDF document, potentially leading to memory corruption and arbitrary code execution. To trigger the vulnerability, an attacker would need to trick the user into opening the malicious file or visiting a specially crafted malicious site with the enabled browser plugin extension. The base severity of this vulnerability is rated as HIGH, with a CVSS score of 8.8, indicating a significant potential danger to organizations if exploited. It is recommended to update Foxit Reader to the latest version or apply any available patches to remediate this vulnerability.

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