Mandriva: 2013:277: lighttpd
Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Mandrake Updated lighttpd packages fix security vulnerabilities: lighttpd before 1.4.34, when SNI is enabled, configures weak SSL ciphers, which makes it easier for remote attackers to hijack sessions by inserting packets into the client-server data stream or obtain [More...]
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 Mandriva Linux Security Advisory                         MDVSA-2013:277
 http://www.mandriva.com/en/support/security/
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 Package : lighttpd
 Date    : November 21, 2013
 Affected: Business Server 1.0
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 Problem Description:

 Updated lighttpd packages fix security vulnerabilities:
 
 lighttpd before 1.4.34, when SNI is enabled, configures weak SSL
 ciphers, which makes it easier for remote attackers to hijack sessions
 by inserting packets into the client-server data stream or obtain
 sensitive information by sniffing the network (CVE-2013-4508).
 
 In lighttpd before 1.4.34, if setuid() fails for any reason, for
 instance if an environment limits the number of processes a user can
 have and the target uid already is at the limit, lighttpd will run
 as root. A user who can run CGI scripts could clone() often; in this
 case a lighttpd restart would end up with lighttpd running as root,
 and the CGI scripts would run as root too (CVE-2013-4559).
 
 In lighttpd before 1.4.34, if fam is enabled and there are
 directories reachable from configured doc roots and aliases on
 which FAMMonitorDirectory fails, a remote client could trigger a DoS
 (CVE-2013-4560).
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 References:

 http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2013-4508
 http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2013-4559
 http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2013-4560
 http://advisories.mageia.org/MGASA-2013-0334.html
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 Updated Packages:

 Mandriva Business Server 1/X86_64:
 a6eec76f20484109e1a026d28f5dfd7b  mbs1/x86_64/lighttpd-1.4.30-6.2.mbs1.x86_64.rpm
 42ed704d681c1b7ea18bd1479b02edc7  mbs1/x86_64/lighttpd-mod_auth-1.4.30-6.2.mbs1.x86_64.rpm
 e458f80fc0bc8865c130088f1699d411  mbs1/x86_64/lighttpd-mod_cml-1.4.30-6.2.mbs1.x86_64.rpm
 d0c268fe2f179d8f7f142bd144a667b3  mbs1/x86_64/lighttpd-mod_compress-1.4.30-6.2.mbs1.x86_64.rpm
 8ac5333eb17158786c2f464359c69d99  mbs1/x86_64/lighttpd-mod_magnet-1.4.30-6.2.mbs1.x86_64.rpm
 9f21ed1714c5591f7edbbb01c0a81d8c  mbs1/x86_64/lighttpd-mod_mysql_vhost-1.4.30-6.2.mbs1.x86_64.rpm
 439b814ef94a37be3c7abe70f784306f  mbs1/x86_64/lighttpd-mod_trigger_b4_dl-1.4.30-6.2.mbs1.x86_64.rpm
 86270bb497c3af7bd4e305d969f5e512  mbs1/x86_64/lighttpd-mod_webdav-1.4.30-6.2.mbs1.x86_64.rpm 
 8f25c07b15081e7ce136682b24fafcf7  mbs1/SRPMS/lighttpd-1.4.30-6.2.mbs1.src.rpm
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 To upgrade automatically use MandrivaUpdate or urpmi.  The verification
 of md5 checksums and GPG signatures is performed automatically for you.

 All packages are signed by Mandriva for security.  You can obtain the
 GPG public key of the Mandriva Security Team by executing:

  gpg --recv-keys --keyserver pgp.mit.edu 0x22458A98

 You can view other update advisories for Mandriva Linux at:

  http://www.mandriva.com/en/support/security/advisories/

 If you want to report vulnerabilities, please contact

  security_(at)_mandriva.com
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