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lighttpd -- remote DoS in HTTP authentication

Affected packages
lighttpd < 1.4.30


VuXML ID c6521b04-314b-11e1-9cf4-5404a67eef98
Discovery 2011-11-29
Entry 2011-12-28

US-CERT/NIST reports:

Integer signedness error in the base64_decode function in the HTTP authentication functionality (http_auth.c) in lighttpd 1.4 before 1.4.30 and 1.5 before SVN revision 2806 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (segmentation fault) via crafted base64 input that triggers an out-of-bounds read with a negative index.


CVE Name CVE-2011-4362