Advisory Details

April 12th, 2022

Bentley MicroStation CONNECT IFC File Parsing Uninitialized Variable Remote Code Execution Vulnerability

ZDI-22-604
ZDI-CAN-16369

CVE ID
CVSS SCORE 7.8, (AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H)
AFFECTED VENDORS Bentley
AFFECTED PRODUCTS MicroStation CONNECT
VULNERABILITY DETAILS

This vulnerability allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code on affected installations of Bentley MicroStation CONNECT. 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 IFC files. The issue results from the lack of proper initialization of memory prior to accessing it. An attacker can leverage this vulnerability to execute code in the context of the current process.

ADDITIONAL DETAILS Bentley has issued an update to correct this vulnerability. More details can be found at:
https://www.bentley.com/en/common-vulnerability-exposure/be-2022-0006
DISCLOSURE TIMELINE
  • 2022-01-28 - Vulnerability reported to vendor
  • 2022-04-12 - Coordinated public release of advisory
CREDIT Anonymous
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