Document Title: =============== Playstation 3 Browser & Firmware Freeze DoS Vulnerability Release Date: ============= 2011-06-18 Vulnerability Laboratory ID (VL-ID): ==================================== 187 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 Discovery Status: ================= Published Affected Product(s): ==================== Exploitation Technique: ======================= Remote Severity Level: =============== Medium 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. Vulnerable Module(s): [+] Browser Pictures: ../ps3-memory.JPG ../ps3-crash-freeze.JPG Proof of Concept (PoC): ======================= The vulnerability can be exploited by remote attackers. For demonstration or reproduce ... browser crash & firmware freeze 4 ps3 x Security Risk: ============== 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 Disclaimer & Information: ========================= The information provided in this advisory is provided as it is without any warranty. Vulnerability-Lab disclaims all warranties, either expressed or implied, including the warranties of merchantability and capability for a particular purpose. Vulnerability- Lab or its suppliers are not liable in any case of damage, including direct, indirect, incidental, consequential loss of business profits or special damages, even if Vulnerability-Lab or its suppliers have been advised of the possibility of such damages. Some states do not allow the exclusion or limitation of liability for consequential or incidental damages so the foregoing limitation may not apply. We do not approve or encourage anybody to break any vendor licenses, policies, deface websites, hack into databases or trade with fraud/stolen material. Domains: - - Contact: - - Section: - - Social:!/vuln_lab - - Feeds: - - Any modified copy or reproduction, including partially usages, of this file requires authorization from Vulnerability Laboratory. Permission to electronically redistribute this alert in its unmodified form is granted. All other rights, including the use of other media, are reserved by Vulnerability-Lab Research Team or its suppliers. All pictures, texts, advisories, sourcecode, videos and other information on this website is trademark of vulnerability-lab team & the specific authors or managers. To record, list (feed), modify, use or edit our material contact ( or to get a permission. Copyright © 2012 | Vulnerability Laboratory