AutoCAD vulnerable to arbitrary VBScript execution


AutoCAD provided by Autodesk, Inc. is an application for comuputer-aided design (CAD). AutoCAD loads specific FAS files when opening files. AutoCAD contains an issue with the FAS file search path, which may lead to arbitrary VBScript code execution.

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

CVSS V2 Severity:
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 VBScript code may be executed with the privilege of the application.

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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-2014-0818

  1. JVN : JVN#33382534
  2. National Vulnerability Database (NVD) : CVE-2014-0818
Revision History

  • [2014/02/21]
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