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AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution
ESB-2008.0336 -- [UNIX/Linux]
lighttpd contains a remote denial of service vulnerability
2 April 2008
AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
Operating System: rPath Linux 1
UNIX variants (UNIX, Linux, OSX)
Impact: Denial of Service
CVE Names: CVE-2008-1531
Original Bulletin: http://wiki.rpath.com/Advisories:rPSA-2008-0132
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rPath Security Advisory: 2008-0132-1
rPath Linux 1
Exposure Level Classification:
Remote Deterministic Denial of Service
rPath Issue Tracking System:
Previous versions of the lighttpd package are vulnerable to a remote
Denial of Service attack in which the termination of one SSL connection
may cause another concurrent SSL connection to terminate prematurely.
lighttpd is not installed by default on rPath Linux systems, and no
default configuration file is provided; only systems customized to
include and configure lighttpd are vulnerable.
Appliances built with rPath Appliance Platform Agent 2 use lighttpd and
are vulnerable to this denial of service attack. All appliances built
using rPath Appliance Platform Agent 2 should be updated to include the
latest release of lighttpd.
Copyright 2008 rPath, Inc.
This file is distributed under the terms of the MIT License.
A copy is available at http://www.rpath.com/permanent/mit-license.html
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