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<title>lighttpd: Denial of Service</title>
<synopsis>
A processing error in lighttpd might result in a Denial of Service
condition.
</synopsis>
<product type="ebuild">lighttpd</product>
<announced>June 03, 2010</announced>
<revised>June 03, 2010: 01</revised>
<bug>303213</bug>
<access>remote</access>
<affected>
<package name="www-servers/lighttpd" auto="yes" arch="*">
<unaffected range="ge">1.4.25-r1</unaffected>
<vulnerable range="lt">1.4.25-r1</vulnerable>
</package>
</affected>
<background>
<p>
lighttpd is a lightweight high-performance web server.
</p>
</background>
<description>
<p>
Li Ming reported that lighttpd does not properly process packets that
are sent overly slow.
</p>
</description>
<impact type="normal">
<p>
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.
</p>
</impact>
<workaround>
<p>
There is no known workaround at this time.
</p>
</workaround>
<resolution>
<p>
All lighttpd users should upgrade to the latest version:
</p>
<code>
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose &quot;&gt;=www-servers/lighttpd-1.4.25-r1&quot;</code>
</resolution>
<references>
<uri link="http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2010-0295">CVE-2010-0295</uri>
</references>
<metadata tag="requester" timestamp="Mon, 15 Mar 2010 14:19:51 +0000">
keytoaster
</metadata>
<metadata tag="submitter" timestamp="Mon, 31 May 2010 15:20:53 +0000">
a3li
</metadata>
<metadata tag="bugReady" timestamp="Mon, 31 May 2010 15:20:59 +0000">
a3li
</metadata>
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