FreeBSD : lighttpd -- FastCGI header overrun in mod_fastcgi (4b673ae7-5f9a-11dc-84dd-000102cc8983)

This script is Copyright (C) 2007-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote FreeBSD host is missing a security-related update.

Description :

lighttpd maintainer reports :

Lighttpd is prone to a header overflow when using the mod_fastcgi
extension, this can lead to arbitrary code execution in the fastcgi
application. For a detailed description of the bug see the external

This bug was found by Mattias Bengtsson and Philip Olausson

See also :

Solution :

Update the affected package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 26037 (freebsd_pkg_4b673ae75f9a11dc84dd000102cc8983.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2007-4727

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