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Debian: DSA-2877-1: lighttpd security update

Date 13 Mar 2014
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Posted By LinuxSecurity 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.
https://www.debian.org/security/                           Michael Gilbert
March 12, 2014                         https://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: https://www.debian.org/security/

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