Notepad++ 6.7.3 - Crash PoC

ID EDB-ID:37558
Type exploitdb
Reporter Rahul Pratap Singh
Modified 2015-07-10T00:00:00


Notepad++ 6.7.3 - Crash PoC. Dos exploit for windows platform

                                            # Title: Notepad++ - Crash
# Date: 10/07/2015
# Author: Rahul Pratap Singh (@0x62626262)
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# Version: v6.7.3
# Tested on: Windows_XP_x86 & Windows_7_x86

Incorrect theme file parsing, that leads to crash.

-Create a .xml file with numbereous "A" (around 1000) in it and save as
-Go to this directory in windows  "/appdata/roaming/notepad++/themes/" and
paste above test.xml file in this theme folder and restart notepad++
-Now start notepad++ and in menu tab, go in settings and then select style
configurator and now select test file in theme select option
-Now hit "save and close" button, it will crash with an error message


Rahul Pratap Singh