Date: Tue, 26 Feb 2008 13:04:06 -0500 (EST) From: "Steven M. Christey" <coley@...us.mitre.org> To: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com Subject: Re: CVE request: lighttpd ====================================================== Name: CVE-2008-0983 Status: Candidate URL: http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2008-0983 Reference: CONFIRM:http://trac.lighttpd.net/trac/ticket/1562 Reference: BID:27943 Reference: URL:http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/27943 Reference: FRSIRT:ADV-2008-0659 Reference: URL:http://www.frsirt.com/english/advisories/2008/0659/references Reference: SECUNIA:29066 Reference: URL:http://secunia.com/advisories/29066 lighttpd 1.4.18, and possibly other versions before 1.5.0, does not properly calculate the size of a file descriptor array, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) via a large number of connections, which triggers an out-of-bounds access.
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