openSUSE 10 Security Update : lighttpd (lighttpd-3090)

High Nessus Plugin ID 27339


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


Two remotely exploitable DoS vulnerabilities in lighttpd can be used to crash lighttpd or make it waste CPU time in an enless loop (CVE-2007-1869, CVE-2007-1870).


Update the affected lighttpd package.

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 27339

File Name: suse_lighttpd-3090.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.9 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2007/10/17

Modified: 2014/06/13

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.8

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:lighttpd, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:10.1, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:10.2

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/SuSE/release, Host/SuSE/rpm-list, Host/cpu

Patch Publication Date: 2007/04/17

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2007-1869, CVE-2007-1870