Recently, researchers from Zimperium disclosed 13 critical vulnerabilities in FreeRTOS, including four remote code execution vulnerabilities.
These vulnerabilities are listed as follows:
|CVE ID||Vulnerability Type|
|CVE-2018-16522||Remote Code Execution|
|CVE-2018-16525||Remote Code Execution|
|CVE-2018-16526||Remote Code Eexecution|
|CVE-2018-16528||Remote Code Execution|
|CVE-2018-16523||Denial of Service|
- FreeRTOS up to V10.0.1 (with FreeRTOS+TCP)
- AWS FreeRTOS up to V1.3.1
- WHIS OpenRTOS and SafeRTOS (With WHIS Connect middleware TCP/IP components)
Currently, some vendors, including Amazon, have released patches to fix AWS FreeRTOS (AWS FreeRTOS 1.3.2) and WHIS OpenRTOS and SafeRTOS.
For details, please visit the following link:
As this is an open-source project, researches have decided to wait for 30 days before publishing technical details about the preceding vulnerabilities, to allow enough time for affected vendors to patch the vulnerabilities.
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