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lighttpd Script Source Disclosure Vulnerability

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Checks version of lighttpd

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Summary :

The remote web server suffers from an information disclosure flaw.

Description :

The remote host is running lighttpd, an open-source web server with a
light footprint.

According to its banner, the version of lighttpd installed on the
remote Windows host fails to properly validate filename extensions in
URLs. A remote attacker may be able to leverage this issue to
disclose the source of scripts hosted by the affected application
using specially-crafted requests with dot and space characters.

See also :

http://secunia.com/secunia_research/2006-9/advisory/
http://www.kevinworthington.com:8181/?p=109

Solution :

Upgrade to lighttpd for Windows version 1.4.10a or later.

Network Security Threat Level:

Low / CVSS Base Score : 2.3
(AV:R/AC:L/Au:NR/C:P/I:N/A:N/B:N)

Networks Security ID: 16893

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2006 Tenable Network Security

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