|CVSS SCORE||7.0, (AV:L/AC:H/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H)|
This vulnerability allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code on affected installations of Ansys SpaceClaim. 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 JT files. The issue results from the lack of proper validation of user-supplied data, which can result in a read past the end of an allocated buffer. An attacker can leverage this vulnerability to execute code in the context of the current process.
05/30/22 – ZDI reported the vulnerability to the vendor.
05/31/22 – Vendor Support acknowledged the vulnerability report but requested a customer number for this to be addressed.
06/01/22 – ZDI informed the vendor that the vulnerability report is for them to test and validate so they can develop a patch.
06/07/22 – Ansys sales reached out but could not assist with a substantive acknowledgment of the vulnerability report.
07/26/22 – ZDI reached out asking for an update.
07/26/22 – Ansys Support asked if the vulnerability report was support related.
07/26/22 – ZDI explained that the report is regarding vulnerabilities in SpaceClaim.
07/26/22 – Ansys Support asked what the reports were for and if we were reporting vulnerabilities in SpaceClaim.
07/26/22 – ZDI confirmed that the reports were for SpaceClaim and that they were originally acknowledged on 5/30/22
07/26/22 – Ansys Support forwarded the vulnerability report to sales, and they asked us if we had worked with an Ansys sales or channel partner representative.
07/26/22 – ZDI informed Ansys that we are a research organization reporting vulnerabilities in Ansys SpaceClaim.
07/26/22 – Ansys sales informed us that they do not have a need for our services.
07/27/22 – ZDI contacted the Ansys VP of Cybersecurity about the report.
07/27/22 – Ansys VP of Cybersecurity acknowledged the report and that they would get back to us.
08/03/22 – ZDI reached out asking for an update.
08/24/22 – ZDI notified the vendor of the intention to publish the case as a zero-day advisory on 09/13/22.