lighttpd on Windows Crafted Filename Request Script Source Disclosure

This script is Copyright (C) 2006-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote web server suffers from an information disclosure flaw.

Description :

The remote host is running lighttpd, an open source web server with a
light footprint.

According to its banner, the version of lighttpd installed on the
remote Windows host fails to properly validate filename extensions in
URLs. A remote attacker may be able to leverage this issue to
disclose the source of scripts hosted by the affected application
using specially crafted requests with dot and space characters.

See also :

http://secunia.com/secunia_research/2006-9/advisory/

Solution :

Upgrade to lighttpd for Windows version 1.4.10a or later.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.8
(CVSS2#E:F/RL:U/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Web Servers

Nessus Plugin ID: 21155 (lighttpd_script_source_disclosure.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 16893

CVE ID: CVE-2006-0814