CVE-2012-5533

NameCVE-2012-5533
DescriptionThe http_request_split_value function in request.c in lighttpd before 1.4.32 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (infinite loop) via a request with a header containing an empty token, as demonstrated using the "Connection: TE,,Keep-Alive" header.
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)
NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
lighttpd (PTS)jessie (security), jessie1.4.35-4+deb8u1fixed
stretch1.4.45-1fixed
buster, sid1.4.49-1.1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
lighttpdsource(unstable)1.4.31-2medium
lighttpdsourcesqueeze(not affected)

Notes

[squeeze] - lighttpd <not-affected> (Introduced in 1.4.31)

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