Amazon Linux AMI : lighttpd (ALAS-2014-346)

High Nessus Plugin ID 78289


The remote Amazon Linux AMI host is missing a security update.


Multiple directory traversal vulnerabilities in (1) mod_evhost and (2) mod_simple_vhost in lighttpd before 1.4.35 allow remote attackers to read arbitrary files via a .. (dot dot) in the host name, related to request_check_hostname.

SQL injection vulnerability in mod_mysql_vhost.c in lighttpd before 1.4.35 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary SQL commands via the host name, related to request_check_hostname.


Run 'yum update lighttpd' to update your system.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 78289

File Name: ala_ALAS-2014-346.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2014/10/12

Updated: 2018/04/18

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:lighttpd, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:lighttpd-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:lighttpd-fastcgi, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:lighttpd-mod_geoip, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:lighttpd-mod_mysql_vhost, cpe:/o:amazon:linux

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

Patch Publication Date: 2014/06/03

Reference Information

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

ALAS: 2014-346