Downloads Resources over HTTP

Module: windows-build-tools

Published: January 6th, 2017

Reported by: Liang Gong

CVE-NONE

CWE-818

Vulnerable: <1.0.0
Patched: >=1.0.0

Overview

Affected versions of windows-build-tools 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 windows-build-tools.

Remediation

Update to version 1.0.0 or later.

References

Commit #9835d33)