Foxit Reader 11.2.2 available

Vulnerability closed in the updated version.

The Foxit Reader is very popular among users to view PDFs. Compared to the quasi-standard Acrobat Reader from Adobe, Foxit Reader is not only significantly lighter, it also offers many more functions.

Now a security vulnerability in the free tool has become known. Fortunately, the solution to this is quite simple: update the installed software. Foxit Reader users should update the software as soon as possible to fix a serious security vulnerability in the program. Version 11.2.2 of Foxit Reader is now available for download and users of the popular PDF tool should update their installed version.

Vulnerability closed in Foxit Reader 11.2.2

The manufacturer provides details on the security hole in the previous version 11.2.1 on its website. The vulnerability allowed attackers, for example, to cause the program to crash and execute malicious code - this can happen simply by opening an infected PDF file.

Users who have Foxit Reader installed should already be supplied with version 11.2.2 via the built-in update function. If this is not the case, you can also update the PDF reader manually. If you want to check all the changes and innovations in detail, you will find the detailed change log in the official Foxit Reader Version History.

Read more regarding the security issues in the security bulletin.

Update your Foxit applications to the latest versions via the Help tab of Foxit Reader or Foxit PhantomPDF, click on Check for Updates and update to the latest version.

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