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FreeChat FreeChat 1.1.1 a
FreeChat FreeChat 0.1.1 a
It has been reported that FreeChat is prone to a remote denial of service vulnerability. The issue surrounds the servers inability to handle unexpected strings.
Successful exploitation of this issue would cause the affected server to crash, denying service to legitimate users.
No exploit is required to leverage this issue. The following proof of concept has been provided:
To test the vulnerability simply connect to the server (using a telnet or similar client) and send it the following string:
Currently we are not aware of any vendor-supplied patches for this issue. If you feel we are in error or are aware of more recent information, please mail us at: email@example.com <mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org>.