DescriptionImproper Handling of Exceptional Conditions vulnerability in Daurnimator lua-http library allows Excessive Allocation and a denial of service (DoS) attack to be executed by sending a properly crafted request to the server. This issue affects lua-http: all versions before commit ddab283.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, GitHub advisories/code/issues, web search, more)
Debian Bugs1051511

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
lua-http (PTS)sid, trixie, bookworm, bullseye0.4-1vulnerable

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs


[bookworm] - lua-http <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
[bullseye] - lua-http <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
[buster] - lua-http <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
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