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lighttpd: mod_userdir information disclosure (CVE-2008-1270)

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lighttpd: mod_userdir information disclosure (CVE-2008-1270)

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)
Published
03/10/2008
Created
07/25/2018
Added
12/08/2014
Modified
11/25/2016

Description

mod_userdir in lighttpd 1.4.18 and earlier, when userdir.path is not set, uses a default of $HOME, which might allow remote attackers to read arbitrary files, as demonstrated by accessing the ~nobody directory.

Solution(s)

  • http-lighttpd-upgrade-latest

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