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DLL Search Order Hijacking Vulnerability in the DWG TrueView™ Desktop Software

Autodesk ID: ADSK-SA-2022-0026
Product, Service, Component: DWG TrueView™
Impact: Search Order Hijacking
Severity: Medium
Original Publish: 11/15/2022
Last Revised: 11/15/2022

Severity

CVSS 3.0 Score

Impact

Low

0.1 - 3.9

A vulnerability where scope and impact of exploitation is restricted and the ability to exploit is extremely difficult.

Medium

4.0 - 6.9

A vulnerability where exploitation is mitigated by factors such as difficulty to exploit, default configuration or ease of identification.

High

7.0 - 8.9

A vulnerability, which if exploited, would directly impact the confidentiality, integrity or availability of user’s data or processing resources.

Critical

9.0 - 10

A vulnerability, which if exploited, would allow remote execution of malicious code without user action.

Summary

DWG TrueView™ product has been affected by a Search Order Hijacking vulnerability.

Description

The details of the vulnerabilities are as follows:

  1. CVE-2022-42945: DWG TrueViewTM 2023 version has a DLL Search Order Hijacking vulnerability. Successful exploitation by a malicious attacker could result in remote code execution on the target system.

Affected Products

Item

Impacted Versions

Mitigated Versions**

Update Source

DWG TrueView™

2023

2023.1.1

Free Autodesk Viewer

*Note: Product list table contents subject to change.

Recommendations

Autodesk strongly recommends that users of the 2023 version of DWG TrueViewTM  listed in the table above upgrade to the latest version via the Free Autodesk Viewer page. Customers using previous versions that no longer qualify for full support should plan to upgrade to a supported version as soon as possible to avoid downtime and potential security vulnerabilities. Visit the Autodesk Knowledge Network for more information about previous version support.

Acknowledgements

We would like to thank the following researcher for reporting the relevant issues and for working with Autodesk to help protect our customers:

  • James Tsz Ko Yeung for reporting CVE-2022-42945

Revision History

Revision

Date

Description

1.0

11/15/2022

Initial Release of the security advisory

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