AutoCAD may insecurely load dynamic libraries


AutoCAD provided by Autodesk, Inc. is an application for comuputer-aided design (CAD). AutoCAD contains an issue with the DLL search path, which may lead to insecurely loading dynamic libraries.

kaito834 reported this vulnerability to IPA.
JPCERT/CC coordinated with the developer under Information Security Early Warning Partnership.
CVSS Severity (What is CVSS?)

Base Metrics: 6.8 (Medium) [IPA Score]
  • Access Vector: Network
  • Access Complexity: Medium
  • Authentication: None
  • Confidentiality Impact: Partial
  • Integrity Impact: Partial
  • Availability Impact: Partial

Affected Products

Autodesk, Inc.
  • AutoCAD 2013 and earlier


Arbitrary code may be executed with the privileges of the running application.

[Upgrade the Software]
Upgrade to the latest version according to the information provided by the developer.

According to the developer, this issue was resolved in AutoCAD 2014.
Vendor Information

Autodesk, Inc.
CWE (What is CWE?)

  1. No Mapping(CWE-Other) [IPA Evaluation]
CVE (What is CVE?)

  1. CVE-2014-0819

  1. JVN : JVN#43254599
  2. National Vulnerability Database (NVD) : CVE-2014-0819
Revision History

  Web page was published
  References : Content was added