Sicherheitsanfälligkeit in EA Origin-Client ermöglicht es Eindringlingen Kontrolle Gamer PCs

For convenience of millions of users Origin supports URL that begins with «origin://».

Such links make possible to open application quickly and download a game, following a simple link from the website.

Researchers of Undergo Security found that using this bag intruders could make links origin://../Malware”, that would enable attackers to use any application with the rights of current user.

“An attacker could’ve ran anything they wanted,” – argue Underdog Security experts.

Specialists explain that potential cybercriminals could also transit PowerShell commands to vulnerable PC, in this way loading in system additional malware and installing it.

Malware origin:// link could be sent user in a letter or published on intruders’ web-page. In combination with XSS-vulnerability exploit could also work independently, without victim’s participation.

Außerdem, bug allowed abduction of tokens from users’ accounts with the use of simple one-line code. Als Ergebnis, criminals got access to user’s account without a password.

Origin EA Vulnerability
‘Popping calc’ to demonstrate a remote code execution bug in Origin

EA developers already eliminated this problem; update for vulnerability issued on Monday, April 15, 2019.


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