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lighttpd: Bypass rewrite/redirect rules with encoded urls (CVE-2008-4359)

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lighttpd: Bypass rewrite/redirect rules with encoded urls (CVE-2008-4359)

Severity
8
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
10/03/2008
Created
07/25/2018
Added
12/08/2014
Modified
11/25/2016

Description

lighttpd before 1.4.20 compares URIs to patterns in the (1) url.redirect and (2) url.rewrite configuration settings before performing URL decoding, which might allow remote attackers to bypass intended access restrictions, and obtain sensitive information or possibly modify data.

Solution(s)

  • http-lighttpd-upgrade-latest

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