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[SECURITY] Fedora 9 Update: lighttpd-1.4.20-6.fc9



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Fedora Update Notification
FEDORA-2008-11923
2008-12-30 22:33:58
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Name        : lighttpd
Product     : Fedora 9
Version     : 1.4.20
Release     : 6.fc9
URL         : http://www.lighttpd.net/
Summary     : Lightning fast webserver with light system requirements
Description :
Secure, fast, compliant and very flexible web-server which has been optimized
for high-performance environments. It has a very low memory footprint compared
to other webservers and takes care of cpu-load. Its advanced feature-set
(FastCGI, CGI, Auth, Output-Compression, URL-Rewriting and many more) make
it the perfect webserver-software for every server that is suffering load
problems.

Available rpmbuild rebuild options :
--with : gamin webdavprops webdavlocks memcache
--without : ldap gdbm lua (cml)

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Update Information:

This update fixes some moderate security issues and includes a few enhancements.
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ChangeLog:

* Wed Dec 24 2008 Matthias Saou <http://freshrpms.net/> 1.4.20-6
- Partially revert last change by creating a "spawn-fastcgi" symlink, so that
  nothing breaks currently (especially for EL).
- Install empty poweredby image on RHEL since the symlink's target is missing.
- Split spawn-fcgi off in its own sub-package, have fastcgi package require it
  to provide backwards compatibility.
* Mon Dec 22 2008 Matthias Saou <http://freshrpms.net/> 1.4.20-3
- Rename spawn-fastcgi to lighttpd-spawn-fastcgi to avoid clash with other
  packages providing it for their own needs (#472749). It's not used as-is
  by lighttpd, so it shouldn't be a problem... at worst, some custom scripts
  will need to be updated.
* Mon Dec 22 2008 Matthias Saou <http://freshrpms.net/> 1.4.20-2
- Include conf.d/*.conf configuration snippets (#444953).
- Mark the default index.html in order to not loose changes upon upgrade if it
  was edited or replaced with a different file (#438564).
- Include patch to add the INIT INFO block to the init script (#246973).
* Mon Oct 13 2008 Matthias Saou <http://freshrpms.net/> 1.4.20-1
- Update to 1.4.20 final.
* Mon Sep 22 2008 Matthias Saou <http://freshrpms.net/> 1.4.20-0.1.r2303
- Update to 1.4.20 r2303 pre-release.
* Mon Sep 22 2008 Matthias Saou <http://freshrpms.net/> 1.4.19-5
- Include memory leak patch (changeset #2305 from ticket #1774).
* Thu Apr 24 2008 Matthias Saou <http://freshrpms.net/> 1.4.19-4
- Merge in second changest from upstream fix for upstream bug #285.
* Thu Mar 27 2008 Matthias Saou <http://freshrpms.net/> 1.4.19-3
- Include sslshutdown patch, upstream fix to upstream bug #285 (#439066).
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References:

  [ 1 ] Bug #464637 - CVE-2008-4298 lighttpd: memory leak http_request_parse() in request.c
        https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=464637
  [ 2 ] Bug #465751 - CVE-2008-4359 lighttpd: bypass of rewrite/redirect rules using encoded urls
        https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=465751
  [ 3 ] Bug #465752 - CVE-2008-4360 lighttpd: mod_userdir information disclosure on case-insensitve filesystems
        https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=465752
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This update can be installed with the "yum" update program.  Use 
su -c 'yum update lighttpd' at the command line.
For more information, refer to "Managing Software with yum",
available at http://docs.fedoraproject.org/yum/.

All packages are signed with the Fedora Project GPG key.  More details on the
GPG keys used by the Fedora Project can be found at
http://fedoraproject.org/keys
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