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Amazon Linux AMI: Security patch for lighttpd (ALAS-2012-107) (CVE-2011-4362)

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Amazon Linux AMI: Security patch for lighttpd (ALAS-2012-107) (CVE-2011-4362)

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
12/24/2011
Created
07/25/2018
Added
02/28/2014
Modified
07/04/2017

Description

Integer signedness error in the base64_decode function in the HTTP authentication functionality (http_auth.c) in lighttpd 1.4 before 1.4.30 and 1.5 before SVN revision 2806 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (segmentation fault) via crafted base64 input that triggers an out-of-bounds read with a negative index.

Solution(s)

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-lighttpd
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-lighttpd-debuginfo
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-lighttpd-fastcgi
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-lighttpd-mod_geoip
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-lighttpd-mod_mysql_vhost

References

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-lighttpd
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-lighttpd-debuginfo
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-lighttpd-fastcgi
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-lighttpd-mod_geoip
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-lighttpd-mod_mysql_vhost

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