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WebKitGTK+ WebKitFaviconDatabase DoS

This module exploits a vulnerability in WebKitFaviconDatabase when pageURL is unset. If successful, it could lead to application crash, resulting in denial of service.

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Module Name

auxiliary/dos/http/webkitplus

Authors

  • Dhiraj Mishra
  • Hardik Mehta
  • Zubin Devnani
  • Manuel Caballero

References

Actions

  • WebServer

Reliability

Development

Module Options

To display the available options, load the module within the Metasploit console and run the commands 'show options' or 'show advanced':

msf > use auxiliary/dos/http/webkitplus msf auxiliary(webkitplus) > show actions ...actions... msf auxiliary(webkitplus) > set ACTION <action-name> msf auxiliary(webkitplus) > show options ...show and set options... msf auxiliary(webkitplus) > run

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