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 because the vulnerable software can't correctly parse a crafted binary file when receiving a Ctrl+A event. 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 November 28, 2019
SweetScape Systems confirmed the vulnerability on November 29, 2019
SweetScape Systems patched the vulnerability on December 06, 2019