The server in LiteSpeed OpenLiteSpeed before 1.5.0 RC6 does not correctly handle requests for byte sequences, allowing an attacker to amplify the response size by requesting the entire response body repeatedly, as demonstrated by an HTTP Range header value beginning with the "bytes=0-,0-" substring.
Published 2018-12-03 06:29:00
Updated 2019-02-05 16:10:56
Source MITRE
View at NVD,   CVE.org
Vulnerability category: Input validation

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2018-19791

0.07%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 30 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2018-19791

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
4.0
MEDIUM AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:N/I:N/A:P
8.0
2.9
NIST
6.5
MEDIUM CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H
2.8
3.6
NIST

CWE ids for CVE-2018-19791

  • The product receives input or data, but it does not validate or incorrectly validates that the input has the properties that are required to process the data safely and correctly.
    Assigned by: nvd@nist.gov (Primary)

References for CVE-2018-19791

Products affected by CVE-2018-19791

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