CVE-2008-0983

NameCVE-2008-0983
Descriptionlighttpd 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.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDSA-1609-1
NVD severitymedium
Debian Bugs466663

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
lighttpd (PTS)stretch1.4.45-1fixed
buster1.4.53-4+deb10u1fixed
bullseye, sid1.4.55-1fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
lighttpdsourceetch1.4.13-4etch9DSA-1609-1
lighttpdsource(unstable)1.4.18-2medium466663

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