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CVE-2024-27340

Kofax Power PDF PDF File Parsing Heap-based Buffer Overflow Remote Code Execution Vulnerability

Reserved:2024-02-23
Published:2024-04-03
Updated:2024-04-03

Description

Kofax Power PDF PDF File Parsing Heap-based Buffer Overflow Remote Code Execution Vulnerability. This vulnerability allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code on affected installations of Kofax Power PDF. User interaction is required to exploit this vulnerability in that the target must visit a malicious page or open a malicious file. The specific flaw exists within the parsing of PDF files. The issue results from the lack of proper validation of the length of user-supplied data prior to copying it to a fixed-length heap-based buffer. An attacker can leverage this vulnerability to execute code in the context of the current process. Was ZDI-CAN-22926.



HIGH: 7.8CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Problem types

CWE-122: Heap-based Buffer Overflow

Product status

Default status
unknown

5.0.0.57 (5.0.0.10.0.23307)
affected

References

https://www.zerodayinitiative.com/advisories/ZDI-24-220/ (ZDI-24-220)

cve.org CVE-2024-27340

nvd.nist.gov CVE-2024-27340

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