Foxit PhantomPDF < 7.3.13 Multiple Vulnerabilities

High Nessus Plugin ID 119835


A PDF toolkit installed on the remote Windows host is affected by multiple vulnerabilities.


According to its version, the Foxit PhantomPDF application (formally known as Phantom) installed on the remote Windows host is prior to 7.3.13. It is, therefore, affected by multiple vulnerabilities:

- Unauthorized javascript execution when disabled.
- Arbitrary Write supporting remote code execution.
- Use-After-Free resulting in remote code execution.
- Out-of-Bounds Read leading to information disclosure.
- Use-Before-Initialization resulting in an unexpected crash.
- Null Pointer Read or Null Pointer Deference creating an unexpected crash.


Upgrade to Foxit PhantomPDF version 7.3.13 or later.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 119835

File Name: foxit_phantom_7_3_13.nasl

Version: 1.1

Type: local

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 2018/12/21

Updated: 2018/12/21

Dependencies: 49807

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS Score Source: manual

CVSS Score Rationale: Score based on analysis of the vendor advisory.

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 9.3

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 7.8

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:foxitsoftware:phantom, cpe:/a:foxitsoftware:phantompdf

Required KB Items: installed_sw/FoxitPhantomPDF

Patch Publication Date: 2017/05/04

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2017/05/04