Advisory Details

March 7th, 2022

Autodesk AutoCAD PICT File Parsing Out-Of-Bounds Write Remote Code Execution Vulnerability

ZDI-22-458
ZDI-CAN-15559

CVE ID CVE-2021-27036
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 AutoCAD
VULNERABILITY DETAILS

This vulnerability allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code on affected installations of Autodesk AutoCAD. 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 PICT images. Crafted data in a PICT image can trigger a write past the end of an allocated buffer. 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-2021-0003
DISCLOSURE TIMELINE
  • 2021-10-21 - Vulnerability reported to vendor
  • 2022-03-07 - Coordinated public release of advisory
CREDIT Mat Powell of Trend Micro Zero Day Initiative
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