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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2008-4359

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.
Publish Date : 2008-10-03 Last Update Date : 2018-11-29
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact Partial (There is considerable informational disclosure.)
Integrity Impact Partial (Modification of some system files or information is possible, but the attacker does not have control over what can be modified, or the scope of what the attacker can affect is limited.)
Availability Impact Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
Access Complexity Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Bypass a restriction or similarObtain Information
CWE ID 200

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
CVE-2008-4359 unix
DSA-1645 lighttpd -- various oval:org.mitre.oval:def:8191 unix
DSA-1645-1 lighttpd - various problems oval:org.mitre.oval:def:20257 unix
OVAL (Open Vulnerability and Assessment Language) definitions define exactly what should be done to verify a vulnerability or a missing patch. Check out the OVAL definitions if you want to learn what you should do to verify a vulnerability.

- Products Affected By CVE-2008-4359

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Debian Debian Linux 4.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Lighttpd Lighttpd * * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Debian Debian Linux 1
Lighttpd Lighttpd 1

- References For CVE-2008-4359 CONFIRM
SUSE SUSE-SR:2008:026
GENTOO GLSA-200812-04
BID 31599 Lighttpd URI Rewrite/Redirect Information Disclosure Vulnerability Release Date:2009-02-13
MLIST [oss-security] 20080930 Re: CVE request: lighttpd issues
MLIST [oss-security] 20080930 Re: CVE request: lighttpd issues CONFIRM CONFIRM
MLIST [oss-security] 20080930 Re: Re: CVE request: lighttpd issues CONFIRM CONFIRM CONFIRM
VUPEN ADV-2008-2741
XF lighttpd-urlredirect-rewrite-info-disclosure(45690)
BUGTRAQ 20081030 rPSA-2008-0309-1 lighttpd

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2008-4359

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