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kindlegen

Downloads Resources over HTTP

Severity: high

Overview

Affected versions of kindlegen 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 kindlegen.

Remediation

Update to version 1.1.0 or greater.

Vulnerable versions

1.0.0
2 years ago
1.0.1
2 years ago

Unaffected versions

1.1.0
2 years ago

Advisory timeline

  1. published

    Advisory published
    Dec 16th, 2016
  2. reported

    Dec 1st, 2016