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Debian: 2877-1: lighttpd: Summary Print E-mail
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Debian Security Report Summary
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Debian Security Advisory DSA-2877-1                                    Michael Gilbert
March 12, 2014               
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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.


    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.


    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:

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