Vulnerability CVE-2008-4471


Published: 2008-10-07   Modified: 2012-02-13

Description:
Directory traversal vulnerability in the CExpressViewerControl class in the DWF Viewer ActiveX control (AdView.dll 9.0.0.96), as used in Revit Architecture 2009 SP2 and Autodesk Design Review 2009, allows remote attackers to overwrite arbitrary files via "..\" sequences in the argument to the SaveAS method.

See advisories in our WLB2 database:
Topic
Author
Date
High
Autodesk DWF Viewer Control / LiveUpdate Module remote code execution exploit
ipsdix_at_gmail....
02.10.2008

Type:

CWE-22

(Improper Limitation of a Pathname to a Restricted Directory ('Path Traversal'))

CVSS2 => (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

CVSS Base Score
Impact Subscore
Exploitability Subscore
9.3/10
10/10
8.6/10
Exploit range
Attack complexity
Authentication
Remote
Medium
No required
Confidentiality impact
Integrity impact
Availability impact
Complete
Complete
Complete
Affected software
Autodesk -> Design review 
Autodesk -> Dwf viewer 
Autodesk -> Revit architecture 

 References:
http://retrogod.altervista.org/9sg_autodesk_revit_arch_2009_exploit.html
http://securityreason.com/securityalert/4361
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/496847/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/31487
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/2704
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/45519
https://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/6630

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