Intrusion Prevention

Foxit.Reader.PhantomPDF.FlateDecode.Use.After.Free

Description

This indicates an attack attempt against a Use-After-Free vulnerability in Foxit Reader and PhantomPDF.
The vulnerability is due to an error when the vulnerable software handles a maliciously crafted PDF file. A remote attacker may be able to exploit this to execute arbitrary code within the context of the application, via a crafted PDF file.

Affected Products

Foxit Reader 7.3.4.311 and earlier
Foxit PhantomPDF 7.3.4.311 and earlier

Impact

System Compromise: Remote attackers could gain control of vulnerable systems.

Recommended Actions

Apply the most recent upgrade or patch from the vendor.
https://www.foxitsoftware.com/support/security-bulletins.php

CVE References

CVE-2016-6168