Fortinet Discovers Sweetscape 010Editor Memory Corruption Vulnerability
Fortinet's FortiGuard Labs has discovered a memory corruption vulnerability in Sweetscape 010Editor.
010Editor is a commercial hex editor and text editor for Microsoft Windows, Linux and macOS. Typically 010Editor is used to edit text files, binary files, tagged data, source code, shell scripts, log files, etc.
A memory corruption vulnerability has been discovered in SweetScape 010Editor 9.0.2. The vulnerability exists due to improper validation of arguments in the internal implementation of the ReadWLine function (provided by the scripting engine). It could lead to arbitrary code execution.
SolutionsFortiGuard Labs released the following FortiGate IPS signature which covers this specific vulnerability:
Released Oct 16, 2019
Users should apply the solution provided by SweetScape Systems.
Fortinet reported the vulnerability to SweetScape Systems on October 07, 2019
SweetScape Systems confirmed the vulnerability on October 15, 2019
SweetScape Systems patched the vulnerability on December 06, 2019
This vulnerability was discovered by Kexu Wang of Fortinet's FortiGuard Labs.