Advisory Details

April 5th, 2022

Autodesk Navisworks Manage SKP File Parsing Use-After-Free Remote Code Execution Vulnerability

ZDI-22-568
ZDI-CAN-16041

CVE ID CVE-2022-27528
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 Navisworks Manage
VULNERABILITY DETAILS

This vulnerability allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code on affected installations of Autodesk Navisworks Manage. 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 SKP files. The issue results from the lack of validating the existence of an object prior to performing operations on the object. 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-2022-0005
DISCLOSURE TIMELINE
  • 2021-11-19 - Vulnerability reported to vendor
  • 2022-04-05 - Coordinated public release of advisory
CREDIT Mat Powell of Trend Micro Zero Day Initiative
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