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

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 66112


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


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).


Update the affected packages.

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 66112

File Name: mandriva_MDVSA-2013-100.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.4 $

Type: local

Published: 2013/04/20

Modified: 2014/01/17

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 4.3

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lighttpd, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lighttpd-mod_auth, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lighttpd-mod_cml, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lighttpd-mod_compress, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lighttpd-mod_magnet, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lighttpd-mod_mysql_vhost, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lighttpd-mod_trigger_b4_dl, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lighttpd-mod_webdav, cpe:/o:mandriva:business_server:1

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/cpu, Host/Mandrake/release, Host/Mandrake/rpm-list

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2013/04/10

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-5533

BID: 56619

MDVSA: 2013:100

MGASA: 2012-0345