SeaMonkey 1.1.11 Remote Denial of Service Exploit PoC

2008-09-08T00:00:00
ID ZSL-2008-4896
Type zeroscience
Reporter Gjoko Krstic
Modified 2008-09-08T00:00:00

Description

Title: SeaMonkey 1.1.11 Remote Denial of Service Exploit PoC
Advisory ID: ZSL-2008-4896
Type: Local/Remote
Impact: DoS
Risk: (4/5)
Release Date: 08.09.2008

Summary

Web-browser, advanced e-mail and newsgroup client, IRC chat client, and HTML editing made simple - all your Internet needs in one application.

Description

SeaMonkey suffers from a remote denial of service vulnerability (DoS), using a special html file with the <marquee> tag multiple times (>24). Successfully exploiting these issues allows remote attackers to cause the application to freeze, denying service to legitimate users.

Vendor

Mozilla Foundation - <http://www.seamonkey-project.org>

Affected Version

1.1.11

Tested On

Microsoft Windows XP Professional SP2 (English)

Vendor Status

N/A

PoC

seamonkey_dos.html

Credits

Vulnerability discovered by Gjoko Krstic - <gjoko@zeroscience.mk>

References

[1] <http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/31070>
[2] <http://www.packetstormsecurity.org/filedesc/seamonkey-dos.txt.html>
[3] <http://it.com.mk/index.php/Gjoko-Krstic/Sigurnost/SeaMonkey-1.1.11-Remote-Denial-of-Service-Exploit-PoC>

Changelog

[08.09.2008] - Initial release
[09.09.2008] - Added reference [3]

Contact

Zero Science Lab

Web: <http://www.zeroscience.mk>
e-mail: lab@zeroscience.mk

                                        
                                            &lt;html&gt;&lt;head&gt;&lt;title&gt;403 Nothing to see.&lt;/title&gt;
&lt;link rel="Shortcut Icon" href="favicon.ico" type="image/x-icon"&gt;
&lt;style type="text/css"&gt;
&lt;!--
body {
	background-color: #000;
}
body,td,th {
	font-family: Verdana, Geneva, sans-serif;
}
a:link {
	color: #008FEF;
	text-decoration: none;
}
a:visited {
	color: #008FEF;
	text-decoration: none;
}
a:hover {
	text-decoration: underline;
	color: #666;
}
a:active {
	text-decoration: none;
}
--&gt;
&lt;/style&gt;
&lt;/head&gt;
&lt;body bgcolor=black&gt;
&lt;center&gt;
&lt;font color="#7E88A3" size="2"&gt;
&lt;br /&gt;&lt;br /&gt;
&lt;h1&gt;403 Nothing to see.&lt;/h1&gt;

You do not have the powah for this request /403.shtml&lt;br /&gt;&lt;br /&gt;
&lt;font size="2"&gt;&lt;a href="https://www.zeroscience.mk"&gt;https://www.zeroscience.mk&lt;/a&gt;&lt;/font&gt;
&lt;/font&gt;&lt;/center&gt;
&lt;/body&gt;&lt;/html&gt;