Operating System:

[Win]

Published:

09 August 2010

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                         AUSCERT Security Bulletin

                               ASB-2010.0188
            A vulnerability has been identified in Foxit Reader
                               9 August 2010

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        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
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Product:              Foxit Reader prior to 4.1.1
Operating System:     Windows
Impact/Access:        Execute Arbitrary Code/Commands -- Remote with User Interaction
                      Denial of Service               -- Remote with User Interaction
Resolution:           Patch/Upgrade
Member content until: Wednesday, September  8 2010
Reference:            ESB-2010.0695

OVERVIEW

        A vulnerability has been identified in Foxit Reader prior to version
        4.1.1.


IMPACT

        The vendor has provided the following description of this 
        vulnerability:
        
        "Foxit Reader 4.1.1.0805 addresses vulnerability associated with the 
        rendering of the PDF's embedded in the new iPhone/iPad jailbreak 
        program." [1]


MITIGATION

        It is recommended to upgrade to the latest version of Foxit Reader
        to correct this issue. [1]


REFERENCES

        [1] Bug Fix List for Foxit Reader
            http://www.foxitsoftware.com/pdf/reader/bugfix.php

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