FreeBSD : lighttpd -- FastCGI header overrun in mod_fastcgi (4b673ae7-5f9a-11dc-84dd-000102cc8983)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 26037


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


lighttpd maintainer reports :

Lighttpd is prone to a header overflow when using the mod_fastcgi extension, this can lead to arbitrary code execution in the fastcgi application. For a detailed description of the bug see the external reference.

This bug was found by Mattias Bengtsson and Philip Olausson


Update the affected package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 26037

File Name: freebsd_pkg_4b673ae75f9a11dc84dd000102cc8983.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.12 $

Type: local

Published: 2007/09/14

Modified: 2013/08/09

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 6.8

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:lighttpd, cpe:/o:freebsd:freebsd

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/FreeBSD/release, Host/FreeBSD/pkg_info

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2007/09/10

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2007/09/09

Exploitable With

CANVAS (D2ExploitPack)

Core Impact

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2007-4727

CWE: 119