Vulnerability Note VU#402020
Autodesk VRED contains an unauthenticated remote code execution vulnerability
Autodesk VRED contains an unauthenticated remote code execution vulnerability.
CWE-78: Improper Neutralization of Special Elements used in an OS Command ('OS Command Injection'):
Autodesk VRED Professional 2014 contains an unauthenticated remote code execution vulnerability. Autodesk VRED Professional 2014 contains an integrated web server that binds to port tcp/8888 which is accessible remotely. It has been reported that this web server gives access to a Python API which provides users with a vast amount of libraries which could allow an attacker to execute operating system commands. Through this API, Python code can be executed on the target system, the output is returned in the web server response. By importing the Python “os” library, arbitrary operating system commands can be executed on the target system with the privileges of the user running VRED Professional 2014.
An unauthenticated attacker can execute operating system commands with the privileges of the user running VRED Professional 2014.
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|Vendor||Status||Date Notified||Date Updated|
|Autodesk, Inc||Affected||25 Mar 2014||26 Jun 2014|
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Thanks to Thomas Fischer from Daimler TSS Technical Security for reporting this vulnerability.
This document was written by Michael Orlando.
- CVE IDs: CVE-2014-2967
- Date Public: 24 Jun 2014
- Date First Published: 03 Jul 2014
- Date Last Updated: 03 Jul 2014
- Document Revision: 7
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