Executive Summary

Informations
NameCVE-2008-4298First vendor Publication2008-09-27
VendorCveLast vendor Modification2011-03-07

Security-Database Scoring CVSS v2

Cvss vector : (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Cvss Base Score5Attack RangeNetwork
Cvss Impact Score2.9Attack ComplexityLow
Cvss Expoit Score10AuthenticationNone Required
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Detail

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.

Original Source

Url : http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2008-4298

CWE : Common Weakness Enumeration

idName
CWE-399Resource Management Errors

CPE : Common Platform Enumeration

TypeDescriptionCount
Application54

OpenVAS Exploits

DateDescription
2009-02-13Name : Fedora Core 9 FEDORA-2008-11923 (lighttpd)
File : nvt/fcore_2008_11923.nasl
2008-12-03Name : Gentoo Security Advisory GLSA 200812-04 (lighttpd)
File : nvt/glsa_200812_04.nasl
2008-10-03Name : FreeBSD Ports: lighttpd
File : nvt/freebsd_lighttpd5.nasl

Open Source Vulnerability Database (OSVDB)

idDescription
48682lighttpd request.c http_request_parse Function Memory Leak Remote DoS

Nessus® Vulnerability Scanner

DateDescription
2009-07-21Name : The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.
File : suse_11_0_lighttpd-081114.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2009-02-13Name : The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.
File : fedora_2008-11923.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2008-12-03Name : The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.
File : gentoo_GLSA-200812-04.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2008-11-18Name : The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.
File : suse_lighttpd-5785.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2008-10-07Name : The remote Debian host is missing a security-related update.
File : debian_DSA-1645.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2008-10-03Name : The remote web server may be affected by several issues.
File : lighttpd_1_4_20.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2008-09-29Name : The remote FreeBSD host is missing a security-related update.
File : freebsd_pkg_fb911e318ceb11ddbb29000c6e274733.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO

Internal Sources (Detail)

SourceUrl
BIDhttp://www.securityfocus.com/bid/31434
BUGTRAQhttp://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/497932/100/0/threaded
CONFIRMhttp://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=238180
http://trac.lighttpd.net/trac/changeset/2305
http://trac.lighttpd.net/trac/ticket/1774
http://wiki.rpath.com/Advisories:rPSA-2008-0309
http://wiki.rpath.com/wiki/Advisories:rPSA-2008-0309
http://www.lighttpd.net/security/lighttpd_sa_2008_07.txt
DEBIANhttp://www.debian.org/security/2008/dsa-1645
GENTOOhttp://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200812-04.xml
MLISThttp://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2008/09/26/5
SECUNIAhttp://secunia.com/advisories/32069
http://secunia.com/advisories/32132
http://secunia.com/advisories/32480
http://secunia.com/advisories/32834
http://secunia.com/advisories/32972
SUSEhttp://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2008-11/msg00002.html
VUPENhttp://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/2741
XFhttp://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/45471

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