Overview

Recently, the TALOS team disclosed a critical remote code execution vulnerability (CVE-2018-4013). This vulnerability exists in the HTTP packet parsing functionality of the LIVE555 RTSP server library. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability to cause a stack-based buffer overflow via a specially crafted packet, resulting in code execution.

CVSSv3 Score:

10.0 – CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:C/C:H/I:H/A:H

Reference link:

https://www.talosintelligence.com/vulnerability_reports/TALOS-2018-0684

Affected Versions

  • Live Networks LIVE555 Media Server Version 0.92

Solution

LIVE555 Streaming Media has released a patch to fix the preceding vulnerability. Affected users should upgrade their application as soon as possible for effective protection.

For details, please visit the following link:

http://www.live555.com/liveMedia/

For the source code and changelog, please visit the following link:

http://www.live555.com/liveMedia/public/

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