Oracle Solaris Third-Party Patch Update : lighttpd (cve_2011_4362_denial_of)

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Synopsis :

The remote Solaris system is missing a security patch for third-party
software.

Description :

The remote Solaris system is missing necessary patches to address
security updates :

- 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. (CVE-2011-4362)

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?b5f8def1
https://blogs.oracle.com/sunsecurity/entry/cve_2011_4362_denial_of

Solution :

Upgrade to Solaris 11/11 SRU 6.6.

Risk factor :

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

Family: Solaris Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 80697 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2011-4362

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