Lithium Epee Library v0.12.2.0-master-ffab6700) Deserialization Network Packet deserialization

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A vulnerability, which was classified as critical, has been found in Lithium Epee Library v0.12.2.0-master-ffab6700) (Software Library). This issue affects an unknown functionality of the component Deserialization. The manipulation as part of a Network Packet leads to a deserialization vulnerability. Using CWE to declare the problem leads to CWE-502. The product deserializes untrusted data without sufficiently verifying that the resulting data will be valid. Impacted is confidentiality, integrity, and availability. The summary by CVE is:

An exploitable code execution vulnerability exists in the Levin deserialization functionality of the Epee library, as used in Monero 'Lithium Luna' (v0.12.2.0-master-ffab6700) and other cryptocurrencies. A specially crafted network packet can cause a logic flaw, resulting in code execution. An attacker can send a packet to trigger this vulnerability.

The bug was discovered 09/25/2018. The weakness was disclosed 09/26/2018 (Website). The advisory is shared at blog.talosintelligence.com. The identification of this vulnerability is CVE-2018-3972 since 01/01/2018. The exploitation is known to be easy. The attack may be initiated remotely. No form of authentication is needed for a successful exploitation. Neither technical details nor an exploit are publicly available.

The vulnerability was handled as a non-public zero-day exploit for at least 1 days. During that time the estimated underground price was around $0-$5k.

There is no information about possible countermeasures known. It may be suggested to replace the affected object with an alternative product.

The entries VDB-146005, VDB-146671, VDB-147070 and VDB-147328 are pretty similar.

Affected

  • Monero Lithium Luna

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VulDB Meta Base Score: 9.0
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 9.0

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Exploitinginfo

Class: Deserialization
CWE: CWE-502 / CWE-20
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Local: No
Remote: Yes

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Timelineinfo

01/01/2018 🔍
09/25/2018 +266 days 🔍
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09/27/2018 +1 days 🔍
05/19/2023 +1695 days 🔍

Sourcesinfo

Advisory: blog.talosintelligence.com
Status: Not defined

CVE: CVE-2018-3972 (🔍)
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Entryinfo

Created: 09/27/2018 09:19 AM
Updated: 05/19/2023 09:49 AM
Changes: 09/27/2018 09:19 AM (59), 03/27/2020 11:18 AM (1), 05/19/2023 09:49 AM (14)
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