openSUSE Security Update : lighttpd (openSUSE-SU-2012:1532-1)

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Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

- Fixing bnc#790258 CVE-2012-5533: Denial of Service via
specially crafted HTTP header. Added patches:
0001-Fix-DoS-in-header-value-split-reported-by-Jesse-Sip
p.patch
0001-remove-whitespace-at-end-of-header-keys.patch

See also :

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2012-11/msg00044.html
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=790258

Solution :

Update the affected lighttpd packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 74819 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2012-5533

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