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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2008-4298

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.
Publish Date : 2008-09-27 Last Update Date : 2018-10-11
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
5.0
Confidentiality Impact None (There is no impact to the confidentiality of the system.)
Integrity Impact None (There is no impact to the integrity of the system)
Availability Impact Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
Access Complexity Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Denial Of Service
CWE ID 399

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
CVE-2008-4298 oval:org.opensuse.security:def:20084298 unix
DSA-1645 lighttpd -- various oval:org.mitre.oval:def:8191 unix
DSA-1645-1 lighttpd - various problems oval:org.mitre.oval:def:20257 unix
OVAL (Open Vulnerability and Assessment Language) definitions define exactly what should be done to verify a vulnerability or a missing patch. Check out the OVAL definitions if you want to learn what you should do to verify a vulnerability.

- Products Affected By CVE-2008-4298

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Lighttpd Lighttpd 1.1.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Lighttpd Lighttpd 1.1.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Lighttpd Lighttpd 1.1.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Lighttpd Lighttpd 1.1.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Lighttpd Lighttpd 1.1.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Lighttpd Lighttpd 1.1.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Lighttpd Lighttpd 1.1.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Lighttpd Lighttpd 1.1.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application Lighttpd Lighttpd 1.1.9 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application Lighttpd Lighttpd 1.2.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application Lighttpd Lighttpd 1.2.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 Application Lighttpd Lighttpd 1.2.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 Application Lighttpd Lighttpd 1.2.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 Application Lighttpd Lighttpd 1.2.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 Application Lighttpd Lighttpd 1.2.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 Application Lighttpd Lighttpd 1.2.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
17 Application Lighttpd Lighttpd 1.2.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
18 Application Lighttpd Lighttpd 1.3.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
19 Application Lighttpd Lighttpd 1.3.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
20 Application Lighttpd Lighttpd 1.3.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
21 Application Lighttpd Lighttpd 1.3.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
22 Application Lighttpd Lighttpd 1.3.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
23 Application Lighttpd Lighttpd 1.3.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
24 Application Lighttpd Lighttpd 1.3.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
25 Application Lighttpd Lighttpd 1.3.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
26 Application Lighttpd Lighttpd 1.3.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
27 Application Lighttpd Lighttpd 1.3.9 Version Details Vulnerabilities
28 Application Lighttpd Lighttpd 1.3.10 Version Details Vulnerabilities
29 Application Lighttpd Lighttpd 1.3.11 Version Details Vulnerabilities
30 Application Lighttpd Lighttpd 1.3.12 Version Details Vulnerabilities
31 Application Lighttpd Lighttpd 1.3.13 Version Details Vulnerabilities
32 Application Lighttpd Lighttpd 1.3.14 Version Details Vulnerabilities
33 Application Lighttpd Lighttpd 1.3.15 Version Details Vulnerabilities
34 Application Lighttpd Lighttpd 1.3.16 Version Details Vulnerabilities
35 Application Lighttpd Lighttpd 1.4.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
36 Application Lighttpd Lighttpd 1.4.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
37 Application Lighttpd Lighttpd 1.4.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
38 Application Lighttpd Lighttpd 1.4.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
39 Application Lighttpd Lighttpd 1.4.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
40 Application Lighttpd Lighttpd 1.4.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
41 Application Lighttpd Lighttpd 1.4.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
42 Application Lighttpd Lighttpd 1.4.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
43 Application Lighttpd Lighttpd 1.4.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
44 Application Lighttpd Lighttpd 1.4.9 Version Details Vulnerabilities
45 Application Lighttpd Lighttpd 1.4.10 Version Details Vulnerabilities
46 Application Lighttpd Lighttpd 1.4.11 Version Details Vulnerabilities
47 Application Lighttpd Lighttpd 1.4.12 Version Details Vulnerabilities
48 Application Lighttpd Lighttpd 1.4.13 Version Details Vulnerabilities
49 Application Lighttpd Lighttpd 1.4.14 Version Details Vulnerabilities
50 Application Lighttpd Lighttpd 1.4.15 Version Details Vulnerabilities
51 Application Lighttpd Lighttpd 1.4.16 Version Details Vulnerabilities
52 Application Lighttpd Lighttpd 1.4.17 Version Details Vulnerabilities
53 Application Lighttpd Lighttpd 1.4.18 Version Details Vulnerabilities
54 Application Lighttpd Lighttpd 1.4.19 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Lighttpd Lighttpd 54

- References For CVE-2008-4298

http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/2741
VUPEN ADV-2008-2741
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/45471
XF lighttpd-httprequestparse-dos(45471)
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/31434
BID 31434 Lighttpd Duplicate Request Header Denial of Service Vulnerability Release Date:2009-02-13
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/497932/100/0/threaded
BUGTRAQ 20081030 rPSA-2008-0309-1 lighttpd
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2008/09/26/5
MLIST [oss-security] 20080926 CVE Request (lighttpd)
http://www.lighttpd.net/security/lighttpd_sa_2008_07.txt CONFIRM
http://www.debian.org/security/2008/dsa-1645
DEBIAN DSA-1645
http://wiki.rpath.com/wiki/Advisories:rPSA-2008-0309 CONFIRM
http://wiki.rpath.com/Advisories:rPSA-2008-0309 CONFIRM
http://trac.lighttpd.net/trac/ticket/1774 CONFIRM
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200812-04.xml
GENTOO GLSA-200812-04
http://trac.lighttpd.net/trac/changeset/2305 CONFIRM
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2008-11/msg00002.html
SUSE SUSE-SR:2008:026
http://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=238180 CONFIRM

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2008-4298

There are not any metasploit modules related to this CVE entry (Please visit www.metasploit.com for more information)


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