Espruino up to 1.98 jsparse.c out-of-bounds read

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A vulnerability has been found in Espruino up to 1.98 and classified as critical. Affected by this vulnerability is an unknown part of the file jsparse.c. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a information disclosure vulnerability. The CWE definition for the vulnerability is CWE-125. As an impact it is known to affect confidentiality, integrity, and availability. The summary by CVE is:

Espruino before 1.99 allows attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) and a potential Information Disclosure with user crafted input files via a Buffer Overflow or Out-of-bounds Read during syntax parsing of certain for loops in jsparse.c.

The bug was discovered 05/19/2018. The weakness was released 05/31/2018 (Website). It is possible to read the advisory at github.com. This vulnerability is known as CVE-2018-11598 since 05/31/2018. The attack can be launched remotely. The exploitation doesn't need any form of authentication. It demands that the victim is doing some kind of user interaction. Technical details of the vulnerability are known, but there is no available exploit.

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.

Entries connected to this vulnerability are available at 118470, 118469, 118468 and 118467.

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VulDB Meta Base Score: 6.2
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 5.9

VulDB Base Score: 5.3
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Class: Information disclosure
CWE: CWE-125
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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Advisory: github.com
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CVE: CVE-2018-11598 (🔍)
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Created: 06/01/2018 10:32 AM
Updated: 02/10/2020 04:15 PM
Changes: (1) vulnerability_discoverydate
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