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lighttpd: Denial of service under high load (CVE-2008-0983)

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lighttpd: Denial of service under high load (CVE-2008-0983)

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
02/26/2008
Created
07/25/2018
Added
12/08/2014
Modified
11/25/2016

Description

lighttpd 1.4.18, and possibly other versions before 1.5.0, does not properly calculate the size of a file descriptor array, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) via a large number of connections, which triggers an out-of-bounds access.

Solution(s)

  • http-lighttpd-upgrade-latest

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