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Re: A damn aweful facebook DOS
From: "Chris C. Russo" <chris () calciumsec com>
Date: Fri, 09 Nov 2012 12:31:58 -0300

On 09/11/2012 11:29 a.m., Bill Weiss wrote:
Chris C. Russo(chris () calciumsec com)@Thu, Nov 08, 2012 at 04:28:33AM -0300:
Good news everyone!

The last time I reported a security flaw to facebook, it took around 6
weeks until they replied,
telling me that there was no flaw at all. Perhaps that's why I decided
to make public any flaw on facebook from now on.
[cut some technical details for readability]
(Properly replace the <EXTREMLY LONG MESSAGE HERE> before testing)

This might not be the best vulnerability description ever,
but I hope it helps solving the condition as soon as possible. Have fun.
What length of EXTREMELY LONG MESSAGE were you using in testing?  1K
bytes, 1M, 1G?


I couldn't tell, I started up with 1,000 chars and increased 1,000 by
1,000 until 100,000 with parallel connections. But certainly, even if
you only full the text input using the regular UI from facebook, you'll
crash any regular box, or tablet.
Perhaps you should try with 1 Gb tho and see what happens, there's test
users you can create from the facebook.com/whitehat.

-- 
Success, *forward, quick.* Chris C. Russo

Más de 100,000 Km recorridos, conservo direcciones, presiono con
ambición, avanzo con delicadeza, flexibilizo para alcanzar, creo
escenarios, cambio realidades.

w: www.calciumsec.com
e: chris () calciumsec com

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