Free Web Chat Connection Saturation DoS

2004-08-04T01:22:26
ID OSVDB:8370
Type osvdb
Reporter Donato Ferrante(fdonato@autistici.org)
Modified 2004-08-04T01:22:26

Description

Vulnerability Description

Free Web Chat contains a flaw that may allow a remote denial of service. The issue is triggered when a remote attacker established excessive connections tot he service, and will result in loss of availability for the platform.

Solution Description

Currently, there are no known workarounds or upgrades to correct this issue. However, Donato Ferrante has released an unofficial patch to address this vulnerability.

Short Description

Free Web Chat contains a flaw that may allow a remote denial of service. The issue is triggered when a remote attacker established excessive connections tot he service, and will result in loss of availability for the platform.

References:

Vendor URL: http://sourceforge.net/projects/freewebchat/ Related OSVDB ID: 8369 Mail List Post: http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/fulldisclosure/2004-08/0102.html CVE-2004-2647 Bugtraq ID: 10863