Lighttpd < 1.3.8 CGI Source Disclosure

Medium Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 2624

Synopsis

The remote host is vulnerable to a flaw that allows attackers to retrieve sensitive files or data.

Description

The remote host is running Lighttpd, a small webserver. This version of Lighttpd is vulnerable to a flaw where an attacker requesting a CGI script appended by a '%00' will be able to read the source of the script.

Solution

Upgrade to 1.3.8 or higher.

See Also

http://article.gmane.org/gmane.comp.web.lighttpd/1171

http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-200502-21.xml

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 2624

File Name: 2624.prm

Family: Web Servers

Published: 2005/02/15

Modified: 2016/01/21

Dependencies: 1442

Nessus ID: 16475

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSSv2

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 4.4

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

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

CVSSv3

Base Score: 5.3

Temporal Score: 5.1

Vector: CVSS3#AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N

Temporal Vector: CVSS3#E:H/RL:O/RC:C

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2005-0453

BID: 12567

OSVDB: 13844