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CVSSv2

CVE-2008-1270

Published: 10/03/2008 Updated: 11/10/2018
CVSS v2 Base Score: 5 | Impact Score: 2.9 | Exploitability Score: 10
VMScore: 505
Vector: AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N

Vulnerability Summary

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

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Vendor Advisories

Julien Cayzac discovered that under certain circumstances lighttpd, a fast webserver with minimal memory footprint, might allow the reading of arbitrary files from the system This problem could only occur with a non-standard configuration For the stable distribution (etch), this problem has been fixed in version 1413-4etch6 We recommend that y ...

Exploits

source: wwwsecurityfocuscom/bid/28226/info The 'lighttpd' program is prone to a vulnerability that may allow attackers to access sensitive information because the application fails to properly handle exceptional conditions Information obtained may aid in further attacks This issue affects lighttpd 1418; other versions may also be vu ...