Espruino up to 1.98 memory corruption

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A vulnerability classified as critical was found in Espruino up to 1.98. This vulnerability affects an unknown function. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a memory corruption vulnerability. The CWE definition for the vulnerability is CWE-119. As an impact it is known to affect confidentiality, integrity, and availability. CVE summarizes:

Espruino before 1.99 allows attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) and a potential Escalation of Privileges with a user crafted input file via a Buffer Overflow during syntax parsing, because strncat is misused.

The bug was discovered 05/19/2018. The weakness was presented 05/31/2018 (Website). The advisory is shared for download at github.com. This vulnerability was named CVE-2018-11595 since 05/31/2018. The attack can be initiated remotely. No form of authentication is required for a successful exploitation. Successful exploitation requires user interaction by the victim. There are neither technical details nor an exploit publicly available.

The vulnerability was handled as a non-public zero-day exploit for at least 12 days. During that time the estimated underground price was around $0-$5k.

Upgrading to version 1.99 eliminates this vulnerability.

See 118471, 118470, 118469 and 118467 for similar entries.

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VulDB Meta Base Score: 6.5
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 6.3

VulDB Base Score: 5.3
VulDB Temp Score: 5.1
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Class: Memory corruption
CWE: CWE-119
ATT&CK: Unknown

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Remote: Yes

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Recommended: Upgrade
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Upgrade: Espruino 1.99

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05/19/2018 🔍
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Advisory: github.com
Status: Not defined

CVE: CVE-2018-11595 (🔍)
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Created: 06/01/2018 10:27 AM
Updated: 02/10/2020 04:00 PM
Changes: (1) vulnerability_discoverydate
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