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Security update for lighttpd


(Last modified: 25MAR2008)

solutions Security update for lighttpd SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (49076ae337e0e81adfc65a774ed30040)

Applies to

Package: lighttpd
Product(s): SLE SDK 10 SP1 for x86
SLE SDK 10 SP1 for IPF
SLE SDK 10 SP1 for IBM iSeries and IBM pSeries
SLE SDK 10 SP1 for IBM zSeries
SLE SDK 10 SP1 for X86-64
Zypp-Patch-Number: 5108
Release: 20080325
Obsoletes: none


Everyone should update.



Problem description

  • Remote attackers were able to crash lighttpd by opening a large number of connections (CVE-2008-0983).
  • A bug in mod_cgi allowed remote attackers to read cgi source files (CVE-2008-1111).
  • A bug in mod_userdir allowed remote attackers to read arbitrary files (CVE-2008-1270).


Please install the updates provided at the location noted below.

Installation notes

This update is provided as an RPM package that can easily be installed onto a running system by using this command:
rpm -Fhv lighttpd.rpm lighttpd-mod_cml.rpm lighttpd-mod_mysql_vhost.rpm lighttpd-mod_rrdtool.rpm lighttpd-mod_trigger_b4_dl.rpm lighttpd-mod_webdav.rpm

links to download packages

Download Source Packages

Download the source code of the patches for maintained products.


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