[Full-Disclosure] MondoSoft - MsmHigh.exe - Denial of Service
From: Uffe Nielsen (uni_at_protego.dk)
To: "Uffe Nielsen" <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: Fri, 2 Apr 2004 13:25:50 +0200
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Topic: MondoSoft - MsmHigh.exe - Denial of Service
Application : MondoSearch versions prior to 5.1b
Author: Dennis Rand (dra at protego.dk)
Advisory URL: http://www.protego.dk/advisories/200402.html
Vendor Name: MondoSoft
Vendor URL: http://www.mondosoft.com
Vendor contacted: 26. Mar. 2004
Public release: 2. Apr. 2004
MondoSearch is web site search engine made by MondoSoft.
One of the files installed with the MondoSoft search engine can be used
perform a Denial of Service attack on the vulnerable system, making the
webserver unable to serve other requests.
The vulnerability occurs when the MsmHigh.exe is called multiple times. The
MondoSoft software will load a new instance of the file each time it is
requested which will eventually consume all memory on the vulnerable system.
The may allow an attacker to perform a Denial of Service attack.
MondoSoft has released a patch for this issue.
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