Autodesk Design Review GIF GlobalColorTable Buffer Overflow Remote Code Execution Vulnerability

ID ZDI-15-620
Type zdi
Reporter kdot
Modified 2015-11-09T00:00:00


This vulnerability allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code on vulnerable installations of Autodesk Design Review. 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 handling of GIF files. The issue lies in the failure to handle the case when the GlobalColorTable is present despite not being specified. An attacker could leverage this vulnerability to execute code within the context of the current process.