Advisory Details

September 15th, 2021

Autodesk FBX Review DAE File Parsing Untrusted Pointer Dereference Remote Code Execution Vulnerability

ZDI-21-1068
ZDI-CAN-14279

CVE ID CVE-2021-40157
CVSS SCORE 7.8, (AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H)
AFFECTED VENDORS Autodesk
AFFECTED PRODUCTS FBX Review
VULNERABILITY DETAILS

This vulnerability allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code on affected installations of Autodesk FBX 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 parsing of DAE files. The issue results from the lack of proper validation of a user-supplied value prior to dereferencing it as a pointer. An attacker can leverage this vulnerability to execute code in the context of the current process.

ADDITIONAL DETAILS Autodesk has issued an update to correct this vulnerability. More details can be found at:
https://www.autodesk.com/trust/security-advisories/adsk-sa-2021-0001
DISCLOSURE TIMELINE
  • 2021-07-13 - Vulnerability reported to vendor
  • 2021-09-15 - Coordinated public release of advisory
CREDIT Anonymous
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