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Secunia Research: Foxit Reader/Phantom ICC Chunk Parsing Integer Overflow

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                     Secunia Research 25/02/2011

     - Foxit Reader/Phantom ICC Chunk Parsing Integer Overflow -

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Table of Contents

Affected Software....................................................1
Severity.............................................................2
Vendor's Description of Software.....................................3
Description of Vulnerability.........................................4
Solution.............................................................5
Time Table...........................................................6
Credits..............................................................7
References...........................................................8
About Secunia........................................................9
Verification........................................................10

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1) Affected Software 

* Foxit Reader 4.3.1.0118
* Foxit Phantom 2.2.3.1112

NOTE: Other versions may also be affected.

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2) Severity 

Rating: Highly critical
Impact: System compromise
Where:  Remote

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3) Vendor's Description of Software 

"The Foxit Reader product family has a great selection of tools to let
you perform common tasks with PDF documents. Click on the links below
to learn more about each of these easy to use PDF utility tools.".

Product Link:
http://www.foxitsoftware.com/pdf/reader/

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4) Description of Vulnerability

Secunia Research has discovered a vulnerability in Foxit Reader and 
Foxit Phantom, which can be exploited by malicious people to 
compromise a user's system.

The vulnerability is caused by an integer overflow error when parsing 
certain ICC chunks and can be exploited to cause a heap-based buffer
overflow via a specially crafted file.

Successful exploitation may allow execution of arbitrary code.

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5) Solution 

Update to Foxit Reader version 4.3.1.0218.

An updated version of Foxit Phantom should be available soon.

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6) Time Table 

15/02/2011 - Vendor notified.
15/02/2011 - Vendor response.
22/02/2011 - Vendor provides status update.
25/02/2011 - Public disclosure.

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7) Credits 

Discovered by Secunia Research.

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8) References

The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE) project has assigned 
CVE-2011-0332 for the vulnerability.

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10) Verification 

Please verify this advisory by visiting the Secunia website:
http://secunia.com/secunia_research/2011-14/

Complete list of vulnerability reports published by Secunia Research:
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