Debian DSA-2877-1 : lighttpd - security update

High Nessus Plugin ID 72992

Synopsis

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

Description

Several vulnerabilities were discovered in the lighttpd web server.

- CVE-2014-2323 Jann Horn discovered that specially crafted host names can be used to inject arbitrary MySQL queries in lighttpd servers using the MySQL virtual hosting module (mod_mysql_vhost).

This only affects installations with the lighttpd-mod-mysql-vhost binary package installed and in use.

- CVE-2014-2324 Jann Horn discovered that specially crafted host names can be used to traverse outside of the document root under certain situations in lighttpd servers using either the mod_mysql_vhost, mod_evhost, or mod_simple_vhost virtual hosting modules.

Servers not using these modules are not affected.

Solution

Upgrade the lighttpd packages.

For the oldstable distribution (squeeze), these problems have been fixed in version 1.4.28-2+squeeze1.6.

For the stable distribution (wheezy), these problems have been fixed in version 1.4.31-4+deb7u3.

See Also

https://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=741493

https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/CVE-2014-2323

https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/CVE-2014-2324

https://packages.debian.org/source/squeeze/lighttpd

https://packages.debian.org/source/wheezy/lighttpd

https://www.debian.org/security/2014/dsa-2877

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 72992

File Name: debian_DSA-2877.nasl

Version: 1.7

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2014/03/14

Updated: 2018/11/28

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 5.5

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:lighttpd, cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:6.0, cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:7.0

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Debian/release, Host/Debian/dpkg-l

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2014/03/12

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-2323, CVE-2014-2324

BID: 66153, 66157

DSA: 2877