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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2008-4360

Original release date: 10/03/2008
Last revised: 03/07/2011


mod_userdir in lighttpd before 1.4.20, when a case-insensitive operating system or filesystem is used, performs case-sensitive comparisons on filename components in configuration options, which might allow remote attackers to bypass intended access restrictions, as demonstrated by a request for a .PHP file when there is a configuration rule for .php files.


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 7.8 (HIGH) (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:N/A:N) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.9
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information

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External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://trac.lighttpd.net/trac/changeset/2283
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2008-2741
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SR:2008:026
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 32132
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://wiki.rpath.com/Advisories:rPSA-2008-0309
External Source: XF
Name: lighttpd-moduserdir-info-disclosure(45689)
External Source: MLIST
Name: [oss-security] 20080930 Re: CVE request: lighttpd issues
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 32972
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://trac.lighttpd.net/trac/ticket/1589
Type: Patch Information
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 32834
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20081030 rPSA-2008-0309-1 lighttpd
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 32480
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.lighttpd.net/security/lighttpd-1.4.x_userdir_lowercase.patch
Type: Patch Information
External Source: MLIST
Name: [oss-security] 20080930 Re: Re: CVE request: lighttpd issues
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 32069
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://trac.lighttpd.net/trac/changeset/2308
External Source: MLIST
Name: [oss-security] 20080930 Re: CVE request: lighttpd issues
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.lighttpd.net/security/lighttpd_sa_2008_06.txt
Type: Patch Information
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-1645
External Source: GENTOO
Name: GLSA-200812-04
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://wiki.rpath.com/wiki/Advisories:rPSA-2008-0309
External Source: BID
Name: 31600

Vulnerable software and versions

+ Configuration 1
+ OR
* cpe:/a:lighttpd:lighttpd:1.4.19 and previous versions
* cpe:/a:lighttpd:lighttpd:1.1.5
* cpe:/a:lighttpd:lighttpd:1.1.6
* cpe:/a:lighttpd:lighttpd
* cpe:/a:lighttpd:lighttpd:1.1.2
* cpe:/a:lighttpd:lighttpd:1.1.1
* cpe:/a:lighttpd:lighttpd:1.1.4
* cpe:/a:lighttpd:lighttpd:1.1.3
* cpe:/a:lighttpd:lighttpd:1.0.2
* cpe:/a:lighttpd:lighttpd:1.1.0
* cpe:/a:lighttpd:lighttpd:1.0.3
* cpe:/a:lighttpd:lighttpd:1.1.9
* cpe:/a:lighttpd:lighttpd:1.2.0
* cpe:/a:lighttpd:lighttpd:1.2.1
* cpe:/a:lighttpd:lighttpd:1.2.2
* cpe:/a:lighttpd:lighttpd:1.1.7
* cpe:/a:lighttpd:lighttpd:1.1.8
* cpe:/a:lighttpd:lighttpd:1.2.3
* cpe:/a:lighttpd:lighttpd:1.2.4
* cpe:/a:lighttpd:lighttpd:1.2.5
* cpe:/a:lighttpd:lighttpd:1.2.6
* cpe:/a:lighttpd:lighttpd:1.3.15
* cpe:/a:lighttpd:lighttpd:1.3.14
* cpe:/a:lighttpd:lighttpd:1.3.13
* cpe:/a:lighttpd:lighttpd:1.3.12
* cpe:/a:lighttpd:lighttpd:1.3.11
* cpe:/a:lighttpd:lighttpd:1.3.10
* cpe:/a:lighttpd:lighttpd:1.2.7
* cpe:/a:lighttpd:lighttpd:1.2.8
* cpe:/a:lighttpd:lighttpd:1.3.0
* cpe:/a:lighttpd:lighttpd:1.3.1
* cpe:/a:lighttpd:lighttpd:1.3.2
* cpe:/a:lighttpd:lighttpd:1.3.16
* cpe:/a:lighttpd:lighttpd:1.4.0
* cpe:/a:lighttpd:lighttpd:1.3.9
* cpe:/a:lighttpd:lighttpd:1.3.8
* cpe:/a:lighttpd:lighttpd:1.3.7
* cpe:/a:lighttpd:lighttpd:1.3.6
* cpe:/a:lighttpd:lighttpd:1.3.5
* cpe:/a:lighttpd:lighttpd:1.3.4
* cpe:/a:lighttpd:lighttpd:1.3.3
* cpe:/a:lighttpd:lighttpd:1.4.14
* cpe:/a:lighttpd:lighttpd:1.4.15
* cpe:/a:lighttpd:lighttpd:1.4.12
* cpe:/a:lighttpd:lighttpd:1.4.17
* cpe:/a:lighttpd:lighttpd:1.4.11
* cpe:/a:lighttpd:lighttpd:1.4.13
* cpe:/a:lighttpd:lighttpd:1.4.1
* cpe:/a:lighttpd:lighttpd:1.4.18
* cpe:/a:lighttpd:lighttpd:1.4.10
* cpe:/a:lighttpd:lighttpd:1.4.16

* Denotes Vulnerable Software
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Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)
  • Information Leak / Disclosure (CWE-200)