Advisory Details

November 3rd, 2022

SAP 3D Visual Enterprise Author EMF File Parsing Uninitialized Pointer Remote Code Execution Vulnerability

ZDI-22-1551
ZDI-CAN-18128

CVE ID CVE-2022-41175
CVSS SCORE 7.8, (AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H)
AFFECTED VENDORS SAP
AFFECTED PRODUCTS 3D Visual Enterprise Author
VULNERABILITY DETAILS

This vulnerability allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code on affected installations of SAP 3D Visual Enterprise Author. 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 EMF files. The issue results from the lack of proper initialization of a pointer prior to accessing it. An attacker can leverage this vulnerability to execute code in the context of the current process.

ADDITIONAL DETAILS SAP has issued an update to correct this vulnerability. More details can be found at:
https://www.sap.com/documents/2022/02/fa865ea4-167e-0010-bca6-c68f7e60039b.html
DISCLOSURE TIMELINE
  • 2022-07-28 - Vulnerability reported to vendor
  • 2022-11-03 - Coordinated public release of advisory
CREDIT Mat Powell of Trend Micro Zero Day Initiative
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