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.
Published 2008-02-26 18:44:00
Updated 2018-10-15 22:04:05
Source MITRE
View at NVD,   CVE.org
Vulnerability category: Denial of service

Threat overview for CVE-2008-0983

Top countries where our scanners detected CVE-2008-0983
Top open port discovered on systems with this issue 80
IPs affected by CVE-2008-0983 8,750
Threat actors abusing to this issue? Yes
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Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2008-0983

9.94%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 95 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2008-0983

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
5.0
MEDIUM AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P
10.0
2.9
NIST

CWE ids for CVE-2008-0983

  • Assigned by: nvd@nist.gov (Primary)

Products affected by CVE-2008-0983

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