Foxit Reader Insecure Library Loading
|Check Point Reference:||CPAI-2012-841|
|Source:||Foxit Software Advisory SA50526|
|Protection Provided by:||
Who is Vulnerable?
Foxit Software Foxit Reader 5.0 and prior
A code execution vulnerability has been reported in Foxit Reader.
The vulnerability is due to an error in a dynamic link library (DLL) search path. A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability by enticing a user to open a file from a directory, which also contains a malicious DLL. Successful exploitation will allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code.
This protection will detect and block attempts to exploit this vulnerability.
In order for the protection to be activated, update your product to the latest update. For information on how to update , go to SBP-2006-05, Protection tab and select the version of your choice.
To configure the defense, select your product from the list below and follow the related protection steps.
Security Gateway R75 / R71 / R70
How Can I Protect My Network?
- In the IPS tab, click Protections and find the Foxit Reader Insecure Library Loading protection using the Search tool and Edit the protection's settings.
- Install policy on all modules.
How Do I Know if My Network is Under Attack?
SmartView Tracker will log the following entries:
Attack Name: Content Protection Violation
Attack Information: Foxit Reader Insecure Library Loading