Vulnerability CVE-2018-16598


Published: 2018-12-06

Description:
An issue was discovered in Amazon Web Services (AWS) FreeRTOS through 1.3.1, FreeRTOS up to V10.0.1 (with FreeRTOS+TCP), and WITTENSTEIN WHIS Connect middleware TCP/IP component. In xProcessReceivedUDPPacket and prvParseDNSReply, any received DNS response is accepted, without confirming it matches a sent DNS request.

 References:
https://blog.zimperium.com/freertos-tcpip-stack-vulnerabilities-details/
https://blog.zimperium.com/freertos-tcpip-stack-vulnerabilities-put-wide-range-devices-risk-compromise-smart-homes-critical-infrastructure-systems/
https://github.com/aws/amazon-freertos/blob/v1.3.2/CHANGELOG.md

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