VDB-9440 · CVE-2013-2258 · OSVDB 95003

Cryptocat up to 2.0.21 Username race condition

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A vulnerability was found in Cryptocat up to 2.0.21. It has been rated as critical. Affected by this issue is an unknown code. The manipulation of the argument Username with an unknown input leads to a race condition vulnerability. Using CWE to declare the problem leads to CWE-362. Impacted is confidentiality, and integrity.

The weakness was published 11/07/2012 by Mario Heiderich, Krzysztof Koktowicz and Maxim Rupp with Cure53 as confirmed bulletin (Website). The advisory is shared for download at blog.crypto.cat. The public release has been coordinated with the vendor. This vulnerability is handled as CVE-2013-2258 since 02/19/2013. The attack may be launched remotely. No form of authentication is required for exploitation. There are known technical details, but no exploit is available.

Upgrading to version 2.0.22 eliminates this vulnerability. A possible mitigation has been published immediately after the disclosure of the vulnerability.

blog.crypto.cat is providing further details. Similar entries are available at 9432, 9433, 9434 and 9435.

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VulDB Meta Base Score: 9.1
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 8.7

VulDB Base Score: 9.1
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Class: Race condition
CWE: CWE-362
ATT&CK: Unknown

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Remote: Yes

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Recommended: Upgrade
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Upgrade: Cryptocat 2.0.22

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11/07/2012 🔍
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02/19/2013 +104 days 🔍
07/11/2013 +142 days 🔍
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Advisory: blog.crypto.cat
Researcher: Mario Heiderich/Krzysztof Koktowicz/Maxim Rupp
Organization: Cure53
Status: Confirmed
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CVE: CVE-2013-2258 (🔍)
OSVDB: 95003

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Created: 07/11/2013 11:42 AM
Updated: 03/19/2019 04:10 PM
Changes: (2) source_cve_assigned vulnerability_cwe
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Committer: olku

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