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CVE-2008-1270 Detail

Current Description

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

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 5.0 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Partial
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): None
Additional Information:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information

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Hyperlink Resource
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2008-04/msg00005.html
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200804-08.xml
http://trac.lighttpd.net/trac/ticket/1587
http://wiki.rpath.com/wiki/Advisories:rPSA-2008-0106
http://www.debian.org/security/2008/dsa-1521
http://www.lighttpd.net/2008/3/10/1-4-19-made-in-germany
http://www.lighttpd.net/security/lighttpd_sa_2008_03.txt
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/489465/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/28226
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/0885/references
https://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=212930
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/41173
https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-2344 Exploit

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:lighttpd:lighttpd:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Up to (including)
1.4.18


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2008-1270
NVD Published Date:
03/10/2008
NVD Last Modified:
10/11/2018