Intrusion Prevention

Foxit.Reader.PhantomPDF.XFA.gotoURL.Command.Injection

Description

This indicates an attack attempt to exploit an Command Execution vulnerability in multiple Foxit products.
The vulnerability is due to an error when the vulnerable software handles a maliciously crafted file. A remote attacker may be able to exploit this to execute arbitrary code within the context of the application, via a crafted file.

Affected Products

Foxit Software Foxit Reader 8.3.1.21155 and earlier
Foxit Software PhantomPDF 8.3.1.21155 and earlier

Impact

System Compromise: Remote attackers can 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-2017-10953