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lighttpd: slow request dos/oom attack (CVE-2010-0295)

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lighttpd: slow request dos/oom attack (CVE-2010-0295)

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
02/03/2010
Created
07/25/2018
Added
12/08/2014
Modified
11/25/2016

Description

lighttpd before 1.4.26, and 1.5.x, allocates a buffer for each read operation that occurs for a request, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory consumption) by breaking a request into small pieces that are sent at a slow rate.

Solution(s)

  • http-lighttpd-upgrade-latest

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