openSUSE 10 Security Update : lighttpd (lighttpd-5107)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 31775


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


- Remote attackers were able to crash lighttpd by opening a large number of connections (CVE-2008-0983).

- A bug in mod_cgi allowed remote attackers to read cgi source files (CVE-2008-1111).

- A bug in mod_userdir allowed remote attackers to read arbitrary files (CVE-2008-1270).


Update the affected lighttpd packages.

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 31775

File Name: suse_lighttpd-5107.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.8 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2008/04/04

Modified: 2016/12/22

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:lighttpd, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:lighttpd-mod_cml, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:lighttpd-mod_magnet, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:lighttpd-mod_mysql_vhost, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:lighttpd-mod_rrdtool, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:lighttpd-mod_trigger_b4_dl, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:lighttpd-mod_webdav, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:10.1, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:10.2, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:10.3

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

Patch Publication Date: 2008/03/19

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2008-0983, CVE-2008-1111, CVE-2008-1270

CWE: 200, 399