Darwin Streaming Server DESCRIBE request denial of service
|darwin-describe-request-dos (15291)||Medium Risk|
Darwin Streaming Server is vulnerable to a denial of service. By sending a specially-crafted DESCRIBE request with a User-Agent field that contains more than 255 characters, a remote attacker could cause an error to occur, which would deny other users access to streamed content.
Denial of Service
Apply Security Update 2004-02-23, available from the Apple Computer, Inc. Web site. See References.
- Apple Computer, Inc. Web site: AppleCare Service & Support.
- iDEFENSE Security Advisory 02.23.04: Darwin Streaming Server Remote Denial of Service Vulnerability .
- BID-9735: Apple QuickTime/Darwin Streaming Server DESCRIBE Request Remote Denial of Service Vulnerability
- CVE-2004-0169: QuickTime Streaming Server in MacOS X 10.2.8 and 10.3.2 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) via DESCRIBE requests with long User-Agent fields, which causes an Assert error to be triggered in the BufferIsFull function.
- OSVDB ID: 6826: Apple Darwin Streaming Server User-Agent Overflow DoS
- OSVDB ID: 6837: Apple QuickTime Streaming Server User-Agent Overflow DoS
- US-CERT VU#460350: Apple Quicktime/Darwin Streaming Server fails to properly parse DESCRIBE requests
- Apple Darwin Streaming Server 4.1.3
Feb 23, 2004
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