A vulnerability has been reported in Darwin Streaming Server, which can be exploited by malicious people to cause a DoS (Denial of Service).
The vulnerability is caused due to an input validation error in the handling of "DESCRIBE" requests. This can be exploited to cause a vulnerable server to crash by sending a specially crafted request for a location containing a null byte.
The vulnerability has been reported in version 5.0.1. Other versions may also be affected.
Solution: Update to version 5.0.3.
Provided and/or discovered by: Discovered by anonymous person and reported via iDEFENSE.
Original Advisory: iDEFENSE:
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Subject: Darwin Streaming Server "DESCRIBE" Request Denial of Service
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