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lighttpd -- denial of service vulnerability

Affected packages
lighttpd < 1.4.26


VuXML ID 1a3bd81f-1b25-11df-bd1a-002170daae37
Discovery 2010-02-02
Entry 2010-02-16

Lighttpd security advisory reports:

If you send the request data very slow (e.g. sleep 0.01 after each byte), lighttpd will easily use all available memory and die (especially for parallel requests), allowing a DoS within minutes.


Bugtraq ID 38036
CVE Name CVE-2010-0295