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CVE-2008-1531 Detail

Current Description

The connection_state_machine function (connections.c) in lighttpd 1.4.19 and earlier, and 1.5.x before 1.5.0, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (active SSL connection loss) by triggering an SSL error, such as disconnecting before a download has finished, which causes all active SSL connections to be lost.

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:
Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Allows disruption of service

References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

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Hyperlink Resource
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2008-05/msg00000.html Third Party Advisory
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200804-08.xml Third Party Advisory
http://trac.lighttpd.net/trac/changeset/2136 Broken Link Vendor Advisory
http://trac.lighttpd.net/trac/changeset/2139 Broken Link Vendor Advisory
http://trac.lighttpd.net/trac/changeset/2140 Broken Link Vendor Advisory
http://trac.lighttpd.net/trac/ticket/285#comment:18 Vendor Advisory
http://trac.lighttpd.net/trac/ticket/285#comment:21 Vendor Advisory
http://wiki.rpath.com/wiki/Advisories:rPSA-2008-0132 Third Party Advisory
http://www.debian.org/security/2008/dsa-1540 Third Party Advisory
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/490323/100/0/threaded Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/28489 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/1063/references Third Party Advisory
https://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=214892 Third Party Advisory
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/41545 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-2407 Broken Link
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2008-April/msg00562.html Third Party Advisory
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2008-April/msg00587.html Third Party Advisory

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:lighttpd:lighttpd:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Up to (including)
1.4.19
 cpe:2.3:a:lighttpd:lighttpd:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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From (including)
1.5
Up to (excluding)
1.5.0

Configuration 2 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:debian:debian_linux:4.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2008-1531
NVD Published Date:
03/27/2008
NVD Last Modified:
10/31/2018