Downloads Resources over HTTPipip-coffee
Affected versions of
ipip-coffee insecurely download resources over HTTP.
In scenarios where an attacker has a privileged network position, they can modify or read such resources at will. This could impact the integrity and availability of the data being used to make geolocation decisions by an application.
No patch is currently available for this vulnerability.
The best mitigation is currently to avoid using this package, using a different package if available.
Alternatively, the risk of exploitation can be reduced by ensuring that this package is not installed while connected to a public network. If the package is installed on a private network, the only people who can exploit this vulnerability are those who have compromised your network or those who have privileged access to your ISP, such as Nation State Actors or Rogue ISP Employees.
publishedAdvisory publishedJan 1st, 2017
reportedInitial report by Adam BaldwinDec 2nd, 2016