Downloads Resources over HTTP

Severity: high


Affected versions of geoip-lite-country insecurely downloads resources over HTTP.

In scenarios where an attacker has a privileged network position, they can modify or read such resources at will. While the exact severity of impact for a vulnerability like this is highly variable and depends on the behavior of the package itself, it ranges from being able to read sensitive information all the way up to and including remote code execution.


Update to version 1.1.4 or later.

Vulnerable versions

4 years ago

Unaffected versions

2 years ago
2 years ago

Advisory timeline

  1. Published

    Advisory published
    Dec 16th, 2016
  2. Reported

    Initial report by Adam Baldwin
    Nov 30th, 2016