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From: joetestaHUSHMAIL.COM
Date: Tue Jan 30 2001 - 14:41:52 CST

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    DOS Vulnerability in SlimServe HTTPd


    SlimServe HTTPd v1.0 is a web server available from http://www.whitsoftdev.com
    and http://www.download.com. A DOS vulnerability exists which allows a
    attacker to crash the server.


    If an extraoridinarily long string of 'A's is sent to the server in a GET
    request, the server crashes with the following dump:

    SLIMHTTP caused an invalid page fault in
    module SLIMHTTP.EXE at 017f:004021db.
    EAX=ffffffff CS=017f EIP=004021db EFLGS=00010286
    EBX=00412794 SS=0187 ESP=00eafa1c EBP=000400a4
    ECX=8173ac0c DS=0187 ESI=00eb0000 FS=228f
    EDX=8173ac14 ES=0187 EDI=00000068 GS=0000
    Bytes at CS:EIP:
    8a 06 3c 0d 75 05 c6 06 00 eb 04 3c 0a 74 1a 66
    Stack dump:
    00eafe99 00eafd5d 00000000 0000000f
    00000000 00000001 00000068 00000000
    00000000 00000000 00000000 00000000
    00000000 00000000 00000000 00000000


    No quick fix is possible.

        Vendor Status

    WhitSoft Development was contacted via <mwhitlockwhitsoftdev.com> on
    Sunday, January 28, 2001. This was the response I received:

    > I appreciate your taking the time to alert me to the presence of this
    > However, I can't do anything to fix it right now, as I have no time for
    > programming.
    > Matt Whitlock

            - Joe Testa ( joetestahushmail.com )

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