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Samsung DVR SHR2040 Denial of Service Vulnerability

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Release Date:  2008-09-10    Last Update:  2008-10-07    Views:  3,318

Secunia Advisory SA31752

Where:

From local network

Impact:

DoS

Solution Status:

Unpatched

Operating System:

CVE Reference(s):

Description


Alex Hernandez has reported a vulnerability in Samsung DVR SHR2040, which can be exploited by malicious people to cause a DoS (Denial of Service).

The vulnerability is caused due to an error within the web interface when processing overly long requests. This can be exploited to cause a DoS by sending malicious requests to a vulnerable device.


Solution:
Use a firewall or proxy to filter malicious requests.

Provided and/or discovered by:
Alex Hernandez

Original Advisory:
http://milw0rm.com/exploits/6394

Deep Links:
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Subject: Samsung DVR SHR2040 Denial of Service Vulnerability

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