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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2008-1531

The connection_state_machine function (connections.c) in lighttpd 1.4.19 and earlier, and 1.5.x before 1.5.0, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (active SSL connection loss) by triggering an SSL error, such as disconnecting before a download has finished, which causes all active SSL connections to be lost.
Publish Date : 2008-03-27 Last Update Date : 2011-10-11
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
4.3
Confidentiality Impact None (There is no impact to the confidentiality of the system.)
Integrity Impact None (There is no impact to the integrity of the system)
Availability Impact Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
Access Complexity Medium (The access conditions are somewhat specialized. Some preconditions must be satistified to exploit)
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Denial Of Service
CWE ID CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
CVE-2008-1531 oval:org.opensuse.security:def:20081531 unix
DSA-1540 lighttpd -- denial of service oval:org.mitre.oval:def:7944 unix
DSA-1540-1 lighttpd oval:org.mitre.oval:def:19996 unix
OVAL (Open Vulnerability and Assessment Language) definitions define exactly what should be done to verify a vulnerability or a missing patch. Check out the OVAL definitions if you want to learn what you should do to verify a vulnerability.

- Products Affected By CVE-2008-1531

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Lighttpd Lighttpd 1.4.9 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Lighttpd Lighttpd 1.4.19 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Lighttpd Lighttpd 2

- References For CVE-2008-1531

http://secunia.com/advisories/29544
SECUNIA 29544
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2008-05/msg00000.html
SUSE SUSE-SR:2008:011
http://secunia.com/advisories/29505
SECUNIA 29505
http://secunia.com/advisories/29636
SECUNIA 29636
http://trac.lighttpd.net/trac/changeset/2136 CONFIRM
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200804-08.xml
GENTOO GLSA-200804-08
http://secunia.com/advisories/30023
SECUNIA 30023
http://secunia.com/advisories/29649
SECUNIA 29649
http://trac.lighttpd.net/trac/changeset/2139 CONFIRM
http://trac.lighttpd.net/trac/changeset/2140 CONFIRM
http://trac.lighttpd.net/trac/ticket/285#comment:21
http://trac.lighttpd.net/trac/ticket/285#comment:18
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/28489
BID 28489 Lighttpd SSL Error Denial of Service Vulnerability Release Date:2008-07-24
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/490323/100/0/threaded
BUGTRAQ 20080331 rPSA-2008-0132-1 lighttpd
http://www.osvdb.org/43788
OSVDB 43788
http://www.debian.org/security/2008/dsa-1540
DEBIAN DSA-1540
http://wiki.rpath.com/wiki/Advisories:rPSA-2008-0132 CONFIRM
http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/41545
XF lighttpd-sslerror-dos(41545)
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/1063/references
VUPEN ADV-2008-1063
https://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=214892 CONFIRM
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2008-April/msg00587.html
FEDORA FEDORA-2008-3376
https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-2407 CONFIRM
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2008-April/msg00562.html
FEDORA FEDORA-2008-3343

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2008-1531

There are not any metasploit modules related to this vulnerability (Please visit www.metasploit.com for more information)


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