Zero-Day Advisory

Fortinet Discovers SAP 3D Visual Enterprise Viewer Memory Corruption Vulnerability


Fortinet's FortiGuard Labs has discovered a Memory Corruption vulnerability in SAP 3D Visual Enterprise Viewer.

SAP 3D Visual Enterprise Viewer (VEV) is a free 3D visualization viewer for Windows. VEV allows collaboration, analytics, as well as assembly and maintenance work instructions to be delivered in interactive real-time 3D. VEV can run Standalone, in HTML, in MS Office, and or embedded in a variety of SAP Solutions.

A memory corruption vulnerability has been discovered in SAP 3D Visual Enterprise Viewer. The vulnerability can be triggered by a crafted PDF file which causes an out-of-bounds write, due to improper bounds checking. Successful exploitation of this vulnerability could allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code in the context of the current user.


FortiGuard Labs released the following FortiGate IPS signature which covers this specific vulnerability:

Released Apr 22, 2021

Users should apply the solution provided by SAP.


Fortinet reported the vulnerability to SAP on February 06, 2021.

SAP confirmed the vulnerability on February 15, 2021.

SAP patched the vulnerability on March 18, 2021.


This vulnerability was discovered by Kushal Arvind Shah of Fortinet's FortiGuard Labs.

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