This vulnerability allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code on affected installations of Ansys SpaceClaim 2022 R1. User interaction is required to exploit this vulnerability in that the target must visit a malicious page or open a malicious file. The specific flaw exists within the parsing of X_B files. The issue results from the lack of proper validation of user-supplied data, which can result in a write past the end of an allocated data structure. An attacker can leverage this vulnerability to execute code in the context of the current process. Was ZDI-CAN-17408.
Published 2022-09-15 16:15:11
Updated 2022-09-19 18:16:31
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Vulnerability category: Memory CorruptionExecute code

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2022-40644

Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days: 0.07%

Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less: ~ 28 % EPSS Score History EPSS FAQ

CVSS scores for CVE-2022-40644

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Source
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
zdi-disclosures@trendmicro.com
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
nvd@nist.gov

CWE ids for CVE-2022-40644

  • The product writes data past the end, or before the beginning, of the intended buffer.
    Assigned by: zdi-disclosures@trendmicro.com (Primary)

References for CVE-2022-40644

Products affected by CVE-2022-40644

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