Remote code execution in Siemens JT2Go and Teamcenter Visualization

Published: 2022-02-11 | Updated: 2022-02-16
Risk High
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE-ID CVE-2021-38405
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
Server applications / Virtualization software

Teamcenter Visualization
Other software / Other software solutions

Vendor Siemens

Security Bulletin

This security bulletin contains one high risk vulnerability.

1) Buffer overflow

EUVDB-ID: #VU60539

Risk: High


CVE-ID: CVE-2021-38405

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

Exploit availability: No


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

The vulnerability exists due to a boundary error in the Datalogics APDFL library. A remote attacker can create a specially crafted PDF 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.


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Vulnerable software versions

JT2Go: All versions

Teamcenter Visualization: 12.4 - 13.3

CPE2.3 External links

Q & A

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Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?