|Check Point Reference:||CPAI-2018-1297|
|Date Published:||2 Feb 2020|
|Last Updated:||2 Feb 2020|
|Protection Provided by:||
|Who is Vulnerable?||Foxit Reader 184.108.40.2069 and prior|
|Vulnerability Description||A use-after-free vulnerability exists in Foxit Reader. This vulnerability is due to improper handling of an annotation object. Successful exploitation of this vulnerability could allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code on the affected system.|
This protection detects attempts to exploit this vulnerability.
In order for the protection to be activated, update your Security Gateway product to the latest IPS update. For information on how to update IPS, go to SBP-2006-05, click on Protection tab and select the version of your choice.
This protection's log will contain the following information:
Attack Name: Content Protection Violation.
Attack Information: Foxit Reader Annotations Point Use After Free (CVE-2018-9958)