Autodesk AutoCAD Multiple Vulnerabilities (adsk-sa-2022-0021)

high Nessus Plugin ID 168371


The version of Autodesk AutoCAD installed on the remote Windows host is affected by multiple vulnerabilities.


The version of Autodesk AutoCAD installed on the remote Windows host is a version prior to 2020.1.6, 2021.1.3, 2022.1.3 or 2023.1.1. It is, therefore, affected by multiple vulnerabilities.

- A maliciously crafted GIF or JPEG files when parsed through Autodesk Design Review 2018, and AutoCAD 2023, 2022, 2021 and 2020 could be used to write beyond the allocated heap buffer. This vulnerability could lead to arbitrary code execution. (CVE-2022-33889)

Note that Nessus has not tested for this issue but has instead relied only on the application's self-reported version number.


Upgrade to Autodesk AutoCAD version 2020.1.6, 2021.1.3, 2022.1.3, 2023.1.1 or later.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 168371

File Name: autodesk_autocad_adsk-sa-2022-0021.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 12/2/2022

Updated: 4/17/2023

Supported Sensors: Nessus Agent, Nessus

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.2

Temporal Score: 5.3

Vector: CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2022-33889


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.8

Temporal Score: 6.8

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:autodesk:autocad

Required KB Items: SMB/Registry/Enumerated, installed_sw/Autodesk AutoCAD

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 9/30/2022

Vulnerability Publication Date: 9/30/2022

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2022-33889

IAVA: 2022-A-0503