Fedora 8 : lighttpd-1.4.18-6.fc8 (2008-2278)

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Synopsis :

The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.

Description :

- Tue Mar 4 2008 Matthias Saou <http://freshrpms.net/>
1.4.18-6

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

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

- Tue Feb 19 2008 Fedora Release Engineering <rel-eng at
fedoraproject.org>

- Autorebuild for GCC 4.3

- Wed Dec 5 2007 Release Engineering <rel-eng at
fedoraproject dot org>

- Rebuild for deps

- Wed Oct 31 2007 Matthias Saou <http://freshrpms.net/>
1.4.18-3

- Update mod_geoip source to fix segfault upon stopping
lighttpd.

- Mon Oct 22 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.

- Make sub-packages require exact release, just in case.

- Change default webroot back from /srv to /var.

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?2505a483

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: 31372 (fedora_2008-2278.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 27943
28100

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

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