FreeBSD : lighttpd -- remote DoS in HTTP authentication (c6521b04-314b-11e1-9cf4-5404a67eef98)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

US-CERT/NIST reports :

Integer signedness error in the base64_decode function in the HTTP
authentication functionality (http_auth.c) in lighttpd 1.4 before
1.4.30 and 1.5 before SVN revision 2806 allows remote attackers to
cause a denial of service (segmentation fault) via crafted base64
input that triggers an out-of-bounds read with a negative index.

See also :

Solution :

Update the affected package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 57411 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2011-4362

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