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lighttpd: Denial of service of ssl connections (CVE-2008-1531)

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lighttpd: Denial of service of ssl connections (CVE-2008-1531)

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
03/27/2008
Created
07/25/2018
Added
12/08/2014
Modified
11/25/2016

Description

The connection_state_machine function (connections.c) in lighttpd 1.4.19 and earlier, and 1.5.x before 1.5.0, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (active SSL connection loss) by triggering an SSL error, such as disconnecting before a download has finished, which causes all active SSL connections to be lost.

Solution(s)

  • http-lighttpd-upgrade-latest

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