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A vulnerability classified as critical has been found in uTorrent (Peer-to-Peer Software) (the affected version unknown). This affects some unknown processing. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a memory corruption vulnerability. CWE is classifying the issue as CWE-119. The software 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. This is going to have an impact on confidentiality, integrity, and availability.
The weakness was published 01/31/2018 by Tavis Ormandy (taviso) as confirmed bug report (Website). The advisory is shared at bugs.chromium.org. The public release has been coordinated with the project team. This vulnerability is uniquely identified as CVE-2018-25042. The exploitability is told to be difficult. It is possible to initiate the attack remotely. No form of authentication is needed for exploitation. It demands that the victim is doing some kind of user interaction. Neither technical details nor an exploit are publicly available. The advisory points out:
The utorrent binary disables ASLR and /GS. This is a really bad idea. (Note that the binary is UPX packed, but this doesn't change any security properties).
Upgrading eliminates this vulnerability.
CVSSv3VulDB Meta Base Score: 5.0
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 4.8
VulDB Base Score: 5.0
VulDB Temp Score: 4.8
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ExploitingClass: Memory corruption
Status: Not defined
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02/25/2018 +25 days 🔍
06/04/2022 +1560 days 🔍
Researcher: Tavis Ormandy (taviso)
CVE: CVE-2018-25042 (🔍)
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EntryCreated: 02/25/2018 12:46 PM
Updated: 06/04/2022 02:26 PM
Changes: (1) exploit_price_0day
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