|Bugzilla:||878213: CVE-2012-5533 lighttpd: Denial of Service via malformed Connection headers|
The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:
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.
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Red Hat security errata
Red Hat would like to thank Stefan Bühler for reporting this issue. Upstream acknowledges Jesse Sipprell from McClatchy Interactive, Inc. as the original reporter.
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