Advisory Details

December 4th, 2014

Autodesk Design Review AdView.AdViewer.1 Remote Code Execution Vulnerability

ZDI-14-402
ZDI-CAN-2197

CVE ID CVE-2014-9268
CVSS SCORE 7.5, (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
AFFECTED VENDORS Autodesk
AFFECTED PRODUCTS Design Review
TREND MICRO CUSTOMER PROTECTION Trend Micro TippingPoint IPS customers are protected against this vulnerability by Digital Vaccine protection filter ID 13936. For further product information on the TippingPoint IPS: http://www.tippingpoint.com
VULNERABILITY DETAILS


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.

ADDITIONAL DETAILS Autodesk has issued an update to correct this vulnerability. More details can be found at:
http://knowledge.autodesk.com/support/design-review/downloads/caas/downloads/content/autodesk-design-review-2013-hotfix.html
DISCLOSURE TIMELINE
  • 2014-05-12 - Vulnerability reported to vendor
  • 2014-12-04 - Coordinated public release of advisory
CREDIT Andrea Micalizzi (rgod)
BACK TO ADVISORIES