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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2008-4359

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


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.


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 7.5 HIGH
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Provides unauthorized access, Allows partial confidentiality, integrity, and availability violation; Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows disruption of service

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External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://wiki.rpath.com/Advisories:rPSA-2008-0309
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SR:2008:026
External Source: MLIST
Name: [oss-security] 20080930 Re: CVE request: lighttpd issues
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://trac.lighttpd.net/trac/changeset/2278
External Source: GENTOO
Name: GLSA-200812-04
External Source: MLIST
Name: [oss-security] 20080930 Re: Re: CVE request: lighttpd issues
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://wiki.rpath.com/wiki/Advisories:rPSA-2008-0309
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2008-2741
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20081030 rPSA-2008-0309-1 lighttpd
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://trac.lighttpd.net/trac/ticket/1720
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-1645
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://trac.lighttpd.net/trac/changeset/2310
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://trac.lighttpd.net/trac/changeset/2309
External Source: BID
Name: 31599
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.lighttpd.net/security/lighttpd_sa_2008_05.txt
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://trac.lighttpd.net/trac/changeset/2307
External Source: MLIST
Name: [oss-security] 20080930 Re: CVE request: lighttpd issues
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.lighttpd.net/security/lighttpd-1.4.x_rewrite_redirect_decode_url.patch
Type: Patch Information
External Source: XF
Name: lighttpd-urlredirect-rewrite-info-disclosure(45690)

Technical Details

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