Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : lighttpd (MDVSA-2013:100)

This script is Copyright (C) 2013-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security
updates.

Description :

The 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
(CVE-2012-5533).

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.3
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 66112 ()

Bugtraq ID: 56619

CVE ID: CVE-2012-5533

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