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CVE-2007-3948 Detail

Current Description

connections.c in lighttpd before 1.4.16 might accept more connections than the configured maximum, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (failed assertion) via a large number of connection attempts.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 4.3 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Medium
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): Partial
Additional Information:
Allows disruption of service

Evaluator Solution

The vendor has released an upgrade which solves the vulnerability: http://trac.lighttpd.net/trac/

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Hyperlink Resource
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200708-11.xml
http://trac.lighttpd.net/trac/changeset/1873
http://trac.lighttpd.net/trac/ticket/1216
http://www.debian.org/security/2008/dsa-1609
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2007_15_sr.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/474131/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/24967
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/2585

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:lighttpd:lighttpd:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Up to (including)
1.4.15


Change History

2 change records found - show changes

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2007-3948
NVD Published Date:
07/23/2007
NVD Last Modified:
10/15/2018