Faust Informatics Freestyle Chat 4.1 SR2 MS-DOS Device Name DoS

2001-05-25T00:00:00
ID EDB-ID:20883
Type exploitdb
Reporter nemesystm
Modified 2001-05-25T00:00:00

Description

Faust Informatics Freestyle Chat 4.1 SR2 MS-DOS Device Name DoS. CVE-2001-0616. Dos exploit for windows platform

                                        
                                            source: http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/2777/info

A problem with the chat server makes it possible to deny service to legitmate users.

By submitting a request to the webserver including the 'AUX' MS-DOS device name, the webserver can be made to cease functioning.

The process has to be manually restarted to resume normal operation. 

http://www.server.com/aux