Oracle Solaris Third-Party Patch Update : lighttpd (cve_2011_4362_denial_of)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 80697
SynopsisThe remote Solaris system is missing a security patch for third-party software.
DescriptionThe remote Solaris system is missing necessary patches to address security updates :
- Integer signedness error in the base64_decode function in the HTTP authentication functionality (http_auth.c) in lighttpd 1.4 before 1.4.30 and 1.5 before SVN revision 2806 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (segmentation fault) via crafted base64 input that triggers an out-of-bounds read with a negative index. (CVE-2011-4362)
SolutionUpgrade to Solaris 11/11 SRU 6.6.