Downloads Resources over HTTPwebrtc-native
Affected versions of
webrtc-native 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
No direct patch is currently available for this vulnerability.
However, if the native components of
webrtc-native are built from source, this avoids download the precompiled binary, therefore mitigating the insecure download.
The package author has provided instructions for building from source here.
publishedAdvisory publishedJan 1st, 2017
reportedInitial report by Adam BaldwinNov 30th, 2016