This security bulletin contains one medium risk vulnerability.
Exploit availability: NoDescription
The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to perform a denial of service (DoS) attack.
The vulnerability exists due to the "lib/write.js" does not properly consider exceptions during the writing of an invalid packet to a stream. A remote attacker can trigger resource exhaustion and perform a denial of service (DoS) attack.Mitigation
Install updates from vendor's website.Vulnerable software versions
Aedes: 0.1.0 - 0.42.0
Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?
Yes. This vulnerability can be exploited by a remote non-authenticated attacker via the Internet.
Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?
No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability.