Foxit Corporation, a leading provider of solutions for reading, editing, creating, organizing, and securing PDF documents, announces Foxit Reader 5.0.2, a maintenance patch release for one of the industry’s most popular and best known PDF Readers, with over 100 million worldwide users.
To protect our valued users against malicious attacks, Foxit continually provides timely and effective security patches. Foxit Reader 5.0.2 fixes an issue which prevents local or remote arbitrary code execution caused by loading a malicious DLL for the Insecure Library Loading vulnerability. In addition, it solves an unexpected termination issue when opening certain PDFs in a web browser which is caused by a heap-based buffer overflow. Moreover, the version has fixed several minor bugs to enhance stability and security.
"Foxit is committed to providing the fastest, most secure, lightweight, and reliable PDF Reader in the industry," said Frank Kettenstock, VP of Marketing for Foxit Corporation, "Foxit continues to improve its feature-rich PDF Reader to meet the needs of personal, business, education, and government clients."