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Amazon Linux AMI: Security patch for lighttpd (ALAS-2013-179) (CVE-2012-5533)

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Amazon Linux AMI: Security patch for lighttpd (ALAS-2013-179) (CVE-2012-5533)

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
11/24/2012
Created
07/25/2018
Added
02/28/2014
Modified
07/04/2017

Description

The http_request_split_value function in request.c in lighttpd before 1.4.32 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (infinite loop) via a request with a header containing an empty token, as demonstrated using the "Connection: TE,,Keep-Alive" header.

Solution(s)

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-lighttpd
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-lighttpd-debuginfo
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-lighttpd-fastcgi
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-lighttpd-mod_geoip
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-lighttpd-mod_mysql_vhost

References

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-lighttpd
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-lighttpd-debuginfo
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-lighttpd-fastcgi
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-lighttpd-mod_geoip
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-lighttpd-mod_mysql_vhost

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