Autodesk PSKernel Out-of-bounds Read/Write (VRED) (adsk-sa-2023-0009)

high Nessus Plugin ID 176519


The version of Autodesk VRED installed on the remote Windows host is affected by an out-of-bounds read/write vulnerability.


The version of Autodesk VRED installed on the remote Windows host is version 2023.x prior to 2023.4. It is, therefore, affected by multiple vulnerabilities.

- A maliciously crafted pskernel.dll file in Autodesk products is used to trigger integer overflow vulnerabilities. Exploitation of these vulnerabilities may lead to code execution. (CVE-2023-25004)
- A maliciously crafted file consumed through pskernel.dll file could lead to memory corruption vulnerabilities. These vulnerabilities in conjunction with other vulnerabilities could lead to code execution in the context of the current process. (CVE-2023-29068)

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 VRED 2023.4 or higher.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 176519

File Name: autodesk_vred_adsk-sa-2023-0009.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 5/31/2023

Updated: 10/23/2023

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-2023-29068


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:vred

Required KB Items: installed_sw/Autodesk VRED

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 4/23/2023

Vulnerability Publication Date: 4/23/2023

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2023-25004, CVE-2023-29068

IAVA: 2023-A-0258