Bug 464637 - (CVE-2008-4298) CVE-2008-4298 lighttpd: memory leak http_request_parse() in request.c
CVE-2008-4298 lighttpd: memory leak http_request_parse() in request.c
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Red Hat Product Security
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Depends On: 464638 464639 464640 464641
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Reported: 2008-09-29 15:15 EDT by Josh Bressers
Modified: 2016-03-04 07:43 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2009-04-09 13:45:26 EDT
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Description Josh Bressers 2008-09-29 15:15:40 EDT
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.

Reference: MLIST:[oss-security] 20080926 CVE Request (lighttpd)
Reference: URL:http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2008/09/26/5
Reference: CONFIRM:http://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=238180
Reference: CONFIRM:http://trac.lighttpd.net/trac/changeset/2305
Reference: CONFIRM:http://trac.lighttpd.net/trac/ticket/1774
Reference: CONFIRM:http://www.lighttpd.net/security/lighttpd_sa_2008_07.txt
Comment 2 Fedora Update System 2008-12-26 09:15:45 EST
lighttpd-1.4.20-6.fc9 has been submitted as an update for Fedora 9.
Comment 3 Fedora Update System 2008-12-26 09:17:04 EST
lighttpd-1.4.20-6.fc8 has been submitted as an update for Fedora 8.
Comment 4 Matthias Saou 2009-04-09 13:45:26 EDT
Forgot to close this report. Closing now, as 1.4.22 is being pushed to F-9+.

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