Downloads Resources over HTTP

Module: geoip-lite-country

Published: December 16th, 2016

Reported by: Adam Baldwin

CVE-NONE

CWE-818

Vulnerable: <1.1.4
Patched: >=1.1.4

Overview

Affected versions of geoip-lite-country insecurely downloads resources over HTTP.

In scenarios where an attacker has a privileged network position, they can modify or read such resources at will. While the exact severity of impact for a vulnerability like this is highly variable and depends on the behavior of the package itself, it ranges from being able to read sensitive information all the way up to and including remote code execution.

Remediation

Update to version 1.1.4 or later.