openSUSE 10 Security Update : lighttpd (lighttpd-5107)

This script is Copyright (C) 2008-2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

- Remote attackers were able to crash lighttpd by opening
a large number of connections (CVE-2008-0983).

- A bug in mod_cgi allowed remote attackers to read cgi
source files (CVE-2008-1111).

- A bug in mod_userdir allowed remote attackers to read
arbitrary files (CVE-2008-1270).

Solution :

Update the affected lighttpd packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 31775 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2008-0983

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