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FreeBSD Ports: lighttpd

Information

Severity

Severity

Medium

Family

Family

FreeBSD Local Security Checks

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

4.3

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

14 years ago

Modified

Modified

6 years ago

Summary

The remote host is missing an update to the system as announced in the referenced advisory.

Insight

Insight

The following package is affected: lighttpd CVE-2008-1531 The connection_state_machine function (connections.c) in lighttpd 1.4.19 and earlier, and 1.5.x before 1.5.0, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (active SSL connection loss) by triggering an SSL error, such as disconnecting before a download has finished, which causes all active SSL connections to be lost.

Solution

Solution

Update your system with the appropriate patches or software upgrades. http://secunia.com/advisories/29649 http://trac.lighttpd.net/trac/ticket/285 http://www.vuxml.org/freebsd/1ac77649-0908-11dd-974d-000fea2763ce.html

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)