Upstream information

CVE-2008-4298 at MITRE


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.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Resolved

This issue is currently rated as having important severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 5
Vector AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Low
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact Partial
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 429764 [RESOLVED / FIXED]

SUSE Security Advisories:

SUSE Timeline for this CVE

CVE page created: Tue Jul 9 18:29:14 2013
CVE page last modified: Fri Oct 7 12:45:42 2022