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lighttpd: memory leak in request header handling (CVE-2008-4298)

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lighttpd: memory leak in request header handling (CVE-2008-4298)

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
09/27/2008
Created
07/25/2018
Added
12/08/2014
Modified
11/25/2016

Description

Memory leak in the http_request_parse function in request.c in lighttpd before 1.4.20 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory consumption) via a large number of requests with duplicate request headers.

Solution(s)

  • http-lighttpd-upgrade-latest

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