Autodesk Design Review AdView.AdViewer.1 Remote Code Execution VulnerabilityZDI-14-402: December 4th, 2014
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This vulnerability allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code on vulnerable installations of Autodesk Design Review. User interaction is required to exploit this vulnerability in that the target must visit a malicious page or open a malicious file.
The specific flaw exists within the AdView.AdViewer.1 ActiveX control. By providing a malformed DWF file to the control, an attacker can execute arbitrary code in the context of the browser.
Vendor ResponseAutodesk has issued an update to correct this vulnerability. More details can be found at:
2014-05-12 - Vulnerability reported to vendor
2014-12-04 - Coordinated public release of advisory
CreditThis vulnerability was discovered by:
Andrea Micalizzi (rgod)