Fedora 7 : lighttpd-1.4.18-3.fc7 (2008-2262)

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Synopsis :

The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.

Description :

- Tue Mar 4 2008 Matthias Saou <http://freshrpms.net/>
1.4.18-3

- Include patch for CVE-2008-0983 (crash when low on
file descriptors).

- Include patch for CVE-2008-1111 (cgi source
disclosure).

- Tue Oct 16 2007 Matthias Saou <http://freshrpms.net/>
1.4.18-2

- Include mod_geoip additional source, make it an
optional sub-package.

- Reorder sub-packages alphabetically in spec file.

- Mon Sep 10 2007 Matthias Saou <http://freshrpms.net/>
1.4.18-1

- Update to 1.4.18.

- Include newly installed lighttpd-angel ('angel'
process meant to always run as root and restart
lighttpd when it crashes, spawn processes on SIGHUP),
but it's in testing stage and must be run with -D for
now.

- Wed Sep 5 2007 Matthias Saou <http://freshrpms.net/>
1.4.17-1

- Update to 1.4.17.

- Update defaultconf patch to match new example
configuration.

- Include patch to fix log file rotation with
max-workers set (trac #902).

- Add /var/run/lighttpd/ directory where to put fastcgi
sockets.

- Thu Aug 23 2007 Matthias Saou <http://freshrpms.net/>
1.4.16-3

- Add /usr/bin/awk build requirement, used to get
LIGHTTPD_VERSION_ID.

- Wed Aug 22 2007 Matthias Saou <http://freshrpms.net/>
1.4.16-2

- Rebuild to fix wrong execmem requirement on ppc32.

- Thu Jul 26 2007 Matthias Saou <http://freshrpms.net/>
1.4.16-1

- Update to 1.4.16 security fix release.

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding
description block directly from the Fedora security advisory. Tenable
has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible
without introducing additional issues.

See also :

http://freshrpms.net/
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=434163
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=435805
http://www.nessus.org/u?615faf52

Solution :

Update the affected lighttpd package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.3
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Fedora Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 31371 (fedora_2008-2262.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 27943
28100

CVE ID: CVE-2008-0983
CVE-2008-1111

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