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BE-2022-0012: FBX File Parsing Out-of-bounds Read Vulnerabilities in MicroStation and MicroStation-based applications

Bentley ID: BE-2022-0012
CVE ID: CVE-2022-35905
Severity: 3.3 (low)
Publication date: 13th July 2022
Revision date: 18th July 2022 



MicroStation and MicroStation-based applications may be affected by out-of-bounds read vulnerabilities when opening maliciously crafted FBX files. Exploiting these vulnerabilities could lead to information disclosure.


Using an affected version of MicroStation or MicroStation-based application to open a FBX file containing maliciously crafted data can force an out-of-bounds read. Exploitation of these vulnerabilities within the parsing of FBX files could enable an attacker to read information in the context of the current process.

Affected Versions of Products

ProductAffected VersionFixed Version
MicroStation10.16.* and prior versions10.17.0.* and more recent
Bentley View10.16.* and prior version10.17.0.* and more recent

Recommended Mitigations

Bentley recommends updating to the latest versions of MicroStation and MicroStation-based applications. As a general best practice, it is also recommended to only open FBX files coming from trusted sources.


Thanks to xina1i for discovering these vulnerabilities.

Revision History

13th July 2022First version of the advisory
18th July 2022Adding CVE number