CVE-2020-8847 – This vulnerability allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code on affected installat …

Vuln ID: CVE-2020-8847

Published:  2020-02-14  18:15:10Z

Description: This vulnerability allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code on affected installations of Foxit Reader 9.7.0.29455. User interaction is required to exploit this vulnerability in that the target must visit a malicious page or open a malicious file. The specific flaw exists within the processing of JPEG2000 files. The issue results from the lack of proper validation of user-supplied data, which can result in a write past the end of an allocated structure. An attacker can leverage this vulnerability to execute code in the context of the current process. Was ZDI-CAN-9414.

Source: NVD.NIST.GOV

 

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