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Amazon Linux AMI: Security patch for lighttpd (ALAS-2014-299) (multiple CVEs)

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Amazon Linux AMI: Security patch for lighttpd (ALAS-2014-299) (multiple CVEs)

Severity
8
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
11/20/2013
Created
07/25/2018
Added
04/08/2014
Modified
07/04/2017

Description

lighttpd before 1.4.33 does not check the return value of the (1) setuid, (2) setgid, or (3) setgroups functions, which might cause lighttpd to run as root if it is restarted and allows remote attackers to gain privileges, as demonstrated by multiple calls to the clone function that cause setuid to fail when the user process limit is reached.

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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