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Downloads Resources over HTTP

headless-browser-lite

Overview

Affected versions of headless-browser-lite 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 headless-browser-lite.

Remediation

Update to version 2015.4.18-a or later.

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Advisory timeline

  1. published

    Advisory published
    Jan 1st, 2017
  2. reported

    Initial report by Adam Baldwin
    Dec 1st, 2016