This security advisory describes one high risk vulnerability.
CWE-787 - Out-of-bounds Write
Exploit availability: NoDescription
The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to compromise vulnerable system.
The vulnerability exists due to a boundary error when processing untrusted input in
libmaxminddb on Windows and
mmdblookup. A remote attacker can pass specially crafted data to the application, trigger an out-of-bounds write and execute arbitrary code on the target system.
Install updates from vendor's website.Vulnerable software versions
libmaxminddb: 1.0.0, 1.0.1, 1.0.2, 1.0.3, 1.0.4, 1.1.0, 1.1.1, 1.1.2, 1.1.3, 1.1.4, 1.1.5, 1.2.0, 1.2.1, 1.3.0, 1.3.1, 1.3.2, 1.4.0, 1.4.1, 1.4.2, 1.4.3, 1.5.0, 1.5.1CPE
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.