Playstation 3 Browser & Firmware Freeze DoS Vulnerability
Vulnerability Laboratory ID (VL-ID):
Abstract Advisory Information:
Vulnerability-Lab Team discovered a remote denial of service vulnerability for Playstation3 Browser.
Vulnerability Disclosure Timeline:
2011-06-07: Public or Non-Public Disclosure
Technical Details & Description:
A denial of service vulnerability is detected on the PS3 Browser of Sony.
The bug is located in the browser when including specific nested loop requests out of a standard tag.
After exploitation of the browser the firmware crashs via heap freeze when memory full on main menu switch back.
Proof of Concept (PoC):
The vulnerability can be exploited by remote attackers. For demonstration or reproduce ...
browser crash & firmware freeze 4 ps3
The security risk of the denial of service vulnerability is estimated as medium because of the firmware freeze on switching back to main menu.
Credits & Authors:
Vulnerability Research Laboratory - N/A Anonymous
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