Date: Mon, 10 Mar 2008 05:15:03 -0800 From: Jonathan Smith <smithj@...ethemallocs.com> To: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com, "Steven M. Christey" <coley@...us.mitre.org> Subject: CVE request: yet another lighttpd issue -----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE----- Hash: SHA1 This is another one of those only-with-strange-configuration issues. If you enable mod_userdir and don't set userdir.path, it defaults to $HOME. This can be undesirable, but especially so when you browse to a user such as nobody, who has a homedir of /. Thus, folks can read any file on the system. Upstream ticket: http://trac.lighttpd.net/trac/ticket/1587 Fix (require that userdir.path be set): http://trac.lighttpd.net/trac/changeset/2120?format=diff&new=2120 rPath issue: https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-2344#action_51691 Gentoo bug: https://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=212930 smithj -----BEGIN PGP SIGNATURE----- Version: GnuPG v2.0.8 (GNU/Linux) iEYEARECAAYFAkfVNFcACgkQCG91qXPaRelLGQCfUGob1qal/OLZsmKterBepfuN OPkAoK0XBj92rLKEURDaLTebgChD6IK5 =rzz7 -----END PGP SIGNATURE-----
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