Opened 11 years ago

Last modified 11 years ago

#287 defect closed fixed (fixed)

DoS in http server code

Reported by: dalke Owned by:
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Cc: itamarst, dalke Branch:
Author: Launchpad Bug:

Description


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comment:1 Changed 11 years ago by dalke

There's a DoS attack possible against the Twisted HTTP server code.
In short, there's no limit to the number of headers it will accept.  An 
attacker can fill up memory, or just keep it close to running out of 
memory and cause problems with other processes.

Here's demo attack code

http://twistedmatrix.com/pipermail/twisted-python/2003-July/
004825.html

comment:2 Changed 11 years ago by itamarst

Related bugs are the file upload issues.

comment:3 Changed 11 years ago by itamarst

Fixed in CVS.

comment:4 Changed 4 years ago by <automation>

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