File Sharing & Chat v1.0 iOS - Denial of Service Vulnerability
Vulnerability Laboratory ID (VL-ID):
Common Vulnerability Scoring System:
Denial of Service
Current Estimated Price:
500€ - 1.000€
Product & Service Introduction:
WiFi File Transfer is easiest and quickest file sharing application,
supporting multiple files sharing with multiple devices simultaneously.
WiFi File Transfer Application provides solution for the iPhone users
who want to connect their mobile with PC without connecting a data cable
or wire. WiFi File Sharing App provides the connectivity of mobile
device with PC through Wi-Fi. User can copy, paste, and delete files from
phone by connecting it with Computer. App also supports transfer between
one iPhone to another iPhone.
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Abstract Advisory Information:
The vulnerability laboratory core research team discovered a remote
denial of service vulnerability in the
File Sharing & Chat v1.0 - Apple iOS Mobile Web Application
Vulnerability Disclosure Timeline:
2020-04-27: Public Disclosure (Vulnerability Laboratory)
No authentication (guest)
No User Interaction
Independent Security Research
Technical Details & Description:
A denial of service web vulnerability has been discovered in the
official mobile ios web-application.
The vulnerability allows remote attackers to crash or freeze the
application process or its components.
Attackers are able to transmit special crafted chat messages to trigger
a validation error that is able
to crash the mobile ios application process. The error occurs due to the
transmit of the message body content.
On delivery all connected clients to the chats are crashing at the same
Proof of Concept (PoC):
The denial of service vulnerability can be exploited by remote attackers
without user interaction or privileged user accounts.
For security demonstration or to reproduce the web vulnerability follow
the provided information and steps below to continue.
Manual steps to reproduce the vulnerability ...
1. Open the web-application
2. Open the chat module on the buttom of the app index
3. Insert payload and transmit via send to all users
4. All app clients do crash with an uncaught validation exception
5. Successful reproduce of the denial of service vulnerability!
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The security risk of the denial of service web vulnerability in the
mobile web-application is estimated as medium.
Credits & Authors:
Benjamin Kunz Mejri -
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