Multiple buffer overflow vulnerabilities when parsing a specially crafted file in Esri ArcReader, ArcGIS Desktop, ArcGIS Engine 10.8.1 (and earlier) and ArcGIS Pro 2.7 (and earlier) allow an unauthenticated attacker to achieve arbitrary code execution in the context of the current user.
Published 2021-03-25 21:15:13
Updated 2024-05-21 14:14:17
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Vulnerability category: Overflow

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2021-29097

0.36%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 69 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2021-29097

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
6.8
MEDIUM AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
8.6
6.4
NIST
7.8
HIGH CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
1.8
5.9
Environmental Systems Research Institute, Inc. 2024-05-21
7.8
HIGH CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
1.8
5.9
NIST
7.8
HIGH CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
1.8
5.9
Environmental Systems Research Institute, Inc.

CWE ids for CVE-2021-29097

  • The product performs operations on a memory buffer, but it can read from or write to a memory location that is outside of the intended boundary of the buffer.
    Assigned by: nvd@nist.gov (Primary)
  • A stack-based buffer overflow condition is a condition where the buffer being overwritten is allocated on the stack (i.e., is a local variable or, rarely, a parameter to a function).
    Assigned by: psirt@esri.com (Secondary)
  • A heap overflow condition is a buffer overflow, where the buffer that can be overwritten is allocated in the heap portion of memory, generally meaning that the buffer was allocated using a routine such as malloc().
    Assigned by: psirt@esri.com (Secondary)

References for CVE-2021-29097

Products affected by CVE-2021-29097

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