[ThreatPost] Squirrel Bug Lets Attackers Execute Code in Games, Cloud Services

The out-of-bounds read vulnerability enables an attacker to escape a Squirrel VM in games with millions of monthly players – such as Counter-Strike: Global Offensive and Portal 2 – and in cloud services such as Twilio Electric Imp.

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