lighttpd < 1.4.50 Multiple Vulnerabilities

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 119607


The remote web server is affected by multiple vulnerabilities


According to its banner, the version of lighttpd running on the remote host is prior to 1.4.50. It is, therefore, affected by the following vulnerabilities according to its release notes:

- An unspecified potential path traversal in mod_alias

- An unspecified user-after-free in core

- An unspecified path traversal in mod_alias

- An unspecified user-after-free in core

Note that Nessus has not tested for these issues but has instead relied only on the application's self-reported version number.


Upgrade to lighttpd version 1.4.50.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 119607

File Name: lighttpd_1_4_50.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: remote

Family: Web Servers

Published: 2018/12/06

Updated: 2019/02/26

Dependencies: 106628

Configuration: Enable paranoid mode

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2018-19052

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 4.3

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 7.5

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:lighttpd:lighttpd

Required KB Items: installed_sw/lighttpd, Settings/ParanoidReport

Patch Publication Date: 2018/08/13

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2018/08/13

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-19052