Multiple vulnerabilities in Autodesk Navisworks



Published: 2021-09-27
Risk High
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 2
CVE-ID CVE-2021-27045
CVE-2021-27046
CWE-ID CWE-125
CWE-119
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
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Autodesk Navisworks
Client/Desktop applications / Other client software

Vendor Autodesk

Security Bulletin

This security bulletin contains information about 2 vulnerabilities.

1) Out-of-bounds read

EUVDB-ID: #VU56894

Risk: Low

CVSSv3.1: 3.8 [CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: CVE-2021-27045

CWE-ID: CWE-125 - Out-of-bounds Read

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to gain access to potentially sensitive information.

The vulnerability exists due to a boundary condition within the parsing of PDF files. A remote attacker can create a specially crafted file, trick the victim into opening it, trigger out-of-bounds read error and read contents of memory on the system.

Mitigation

Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Autodesk Navisworks: 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022

CPE2.3 External links

http://www.autodesk.com/trust/security-advisories/adsk-sa-2021-0008
http://www.zerodayinitiative.com/advisories/ZDI-21-1061/

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Yes. This vulnerability can be exploited by a remote non-authenticated attacker via the Internet.

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability.

2) Buffer overflow

EUVDB-ID: #VU56895

Risk: High

CVSSv3.1: 7.7 [CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: CVE-2021-27046

CWE-ID: CWE-119 - Improper Restriction of Operations within the Bounds of a Memory Buffer

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the target system.

The vulnerability exists due to a boundary error within the parsing of PDF files. A remote attacker can create a specially crafted file, trick the victim into opening it, trigger memory corruption and execute arbitrary code on the target system.

Successful exploitation of this vulnerability may result in complete compromise of vulnerable system.

Mitigation

Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Autodesk Navisworks: 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022

CPE2.3 External links

http://www.autodesk.com/trust/security-advisories/adsk-sa-2021-0008
http://www.zerodayinitiative.com/advisories/ZDI-21-1063/

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Yes. This vulnerability can be exploited by a remote non-authenticated attacker via the Internet.

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability.



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