Upstream information

CVE-2012-5533 at MITRE


The http_request_split_value function in request.c in lighttpd before 1.4.32 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (infinite loop) via a request with a header containing an empty token, as demonstrated using the "Connection: TE,,Keep-Alive" header.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Resolved

This issue is currently rated as having moderate 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: 790258 [RESOLVED / FIXED]

SUSE Security Advisories:

List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Availability 12 SP2
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Availability 12 SP3
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Availability 12 SP4
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Availability 12 SP5
openSUSE Tumbleweed
  • lighttpd >= 1.4.37-1.6
  • lighttpd-mod_cml >= 1.4.37-1.6
  • lighttpd-mod_geoip >= 1.4.37-1.6
  • lighttpd-mod_magnet >= 1.4.37-1.6
  • lighttpd-mod_mysql_vhost >= 1.4.37-1.6
  • lighttpd-mod_rrdtool >= 1.4.37-1.6
  • lighttpd-mod_trigger_b4_dl >= 1.4.37-1.6
  • lighttpd-mod_webdav >= 1.4.37-1.6
openSUSE Tumbleweed GA lighttpd