Date: Mon, 10 Mar 2008 16:44:50 -0400 (EDT) From: "Steven M. Christey" <coley@...us.mitre.org> To: Jonathan Smith <smithj@...ethemallocs.com> cc: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com, "Steven M. Christey" <coley@...us.mitre.org> Subject: Re: CVE request: yet another lighttpd issue ====================================================== Name: CVE-2008-1270 Status: Candidate URL: http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2008-1270 Reference: CONFIRM:http://trac.lighttpd.net/trac/ticket/1587 Reference: CONFIRM:https://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=212930 Reference: CONFIRM:https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-2344 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.
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