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The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related
The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201006-17
(lighttpd: Denial of Service)
Li Ming reported that lighttpd does not properly process packets that
are sent overly slow.
A remote attacker might send specially crafted packets to a server
running lighttpd, possibly resulting in a Denial of Service condition
via host memory exhaustion.
There is no known workaround at this time.
See also :
All lighttpd users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=www-servers/lighttpd-1.4.25-r1'
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.3
Public Exploit Available : true
Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 46806 (gentoo_GLSA-201006-17.nasl)
Bugtraq ID: 38036
CVE ID: CVE-2010-0295
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