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Lighttpd CGI Buffer URLDecode Vulnerability

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Lighttpd CGI Buffer URLDecode Vulnerability

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)
Published
02/16/2005
Created
07/25/2018
Added
03/28/2007
Modified
02/13/2015

Description

There exists a source code disclosure vulnerability in Lighttpd. The vulnerability is caused due to an error in the "buffer_urldecode()" function, as encoded control sequences are not correctly handled. This can be exploited to disclose the source code of CGI and FastCGI applications by appending "%00" to the filename in a URL.

Solution(s)

  • http-lighttpd-upgrade-latest

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