A heap overflow vulnerability exists in Pixar OpenUSD 20.05 when the software parses compressed sections in binary USD files. To trigger this vulnerability, the victim needs to open an attacker-provided malformed file in an instance in USDC file format PATHS section.
CWE-787 - Out-of-Bounds Write
Out-of-bounds write vulnerability is a memory access bug that allows software to write data past the end or before the beginning of the intended buffer. This may result in the corruption of data, a crash, or arbitrary code execution.