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Security Alert: Update Foxit Reader to

July 21st 2011 in Uncategorized

Affected software version:

Vulnerability Description: Foxit Reader is vulnerable to a Insecure Library Loading vulnerability. The libraries identified as being vulnerable are dwmapi.dll, dwrite.dll and msdrm.dll. The vulnerability lies in the way Microsoft Windows loads DLLs. If applications load a library from a specific path and call that path implicitly, Microsoft Windows searches several default paths to find and load the library. A malicious attacker can create a malicious DLL with the same name and place it in a directory where Microsoft Windows searches by default. The application will load the malicious DLL resulting in arbitrary code execution.


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