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Use-After-Free and XML Entity Expansion Vulnerabilities in Autodesk® InfraWorks
Autodesk ID: ADSK-SA-2020-0006
Product, Service, Component: Autodesk® InfraWorks
Impact: Use-After-Free, XML Entity Expansion
Original Publish: 30/10/2020
Last Revised: 30/10/2020
CVSS 3.0 Score
0.1 - 3.9
A vulnerability where scope and impact of exploitation is restricted and the ability to exploit is extremely difficult.
4.0 - 6.9
A vulnerability where exploitation is mitigated by factors such as difficulty to exploit, default configuration or ease of identification.
7.0 - 8.9
A vulnerability, which if exploited, would directly impact the confidentiality, integrity or availability of user’s data or processing resources.
9.0 - 10
A vulnerability, which if exploited, would allow remote execution of malicious code without user action.
Autodesk® InfraWorks has been affected by Use-After-Free and XML Entity Expansion vulnerabilities. Exploitation of these vulnerabilities could lead to remote code execution and/or denial-of-service.
The details of the vulnerabilities are as follows:
CVE-2015-9541: Qt through 5.14 allows an exponential XML Entity Expansion attack via a crafted SVG document that is mishandled in QXmlStreamReader.
CVE-2016-2099: Use-After-Free vulnerability in validators/DTD/DTDScanner.cpp in Apache Xerces C++ 3.1.3 and earlier allows context-dependent attackers to have unspecified impact via an invalid character in an XML document.
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