Debian: DSA-2877-1: lighttpd security update

    Date13 Mar 2014
    CategoryDebian
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    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    Several vulnerabilities were discovered in the lighttpd web server. CVE-2014-2323
    
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA-2877-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    http://www.debian.org/security/                           Michael Gilbert
    March 12, 2014                         http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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    Package        : lighttpd
    CVE ID         : CVE-2014-2323 CVE-2014-2324
    Debian Bug     : 741493
    
    Several vulnerabilities were discovered in the lighttpd web server.
    
    CVE-2014-2323
    
        Jann Horn discovered that specially crafted host names can be used
        to inject arbitrary MySQL queries in lighttpd servers using the
        MySQL virtual hosting module (mod_mysql_vhost).
    
        This only affects installations with the lighttpd-mod-mysql-vhost
        binary package installed and in use.
    
    CVE-2014-2324
    
        Jann Horn discovered that specially crafted host names can be used
        to traverse outside of the document root under certain situations
        in lighttpd servers using either the mod_mysql_vhost, mod_evhost,
        or mod_simple_vhost virtual hosting modules.
    
        Servers not using these modules are not affected.
    
    For the oldstable distribution (squeeze), these problems have been fixed in
    version 1.4.28-2+squeeze1.6.
    
    For the stable distribution (wheezy), these problems have been fixed in
    version 1.4.31-4+deb7u3.
    
    For the testing distribution (jessie), these problems will be fixed soon.
    
    For the unstable distribution (sid), these problems have been fixed in
    version 1.4.33-1+nmu3.
    
    We recommend that you upgrade your lighttpd packages.
    
    Further information about Debian Security Advisories, how to apply
    these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be
    found at: http://www.debian.org/security/
    
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