Downloads Resources over HTTP

Module: iedriver

Published: December 16th, 2016

Reported by: Adam Baldwin

CVE-NONE

CWE-818

Vulnerable: <3.0.0
Patched: >=3.0.0

Overview

Affected versions of iedriver insecurely download an executable over an unencrypted HTTP connection.

In scenarios where an attacker has a privileged network position, it is possible to intercept the response and replace the executable with a malicious one, resulting in code execution on the system running iedriver.

Remediation

Update to iedriver version 3.0.0 or greater.