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[SECURITY] Fedora 8 Update: lighttpd-1.4.18-6.fc8



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Fedora Update Notification
FEDORA-2008-2278
2008-03-06 16:11:48
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Name        : lighttpd
Product     : Fedora 8
Version     : 1.4.18
Release     : 6.fc8
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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ChangeLog:

* Tue Mar  4 2008 Matthias Saou <http://freshrpms.net/> 1.4.18-6
- Include patch for CVE-2008-0983 (crash when low on file descriptors).
- Include patch for CVE-2008-1111 (cgi source disclosure).
* Tue Feb 19 2008 Fedora Release Engineering <rel-eng fedoraproject org>
- Autorebuild for GCC 4.3
* Wed Dec  5 2007 Release Engineering <rel-eng at fedoraproject dot org>
- Rebuild for deps
* Wed Oct 31 2007 Matthias Saou <http://freshrpms.net/> 1.4.18-3
- Update mod_geoip source to fix segfault upon stopping lighttpd.
* Mon Oct 22 2007 Matthias Saou <http://freshrpms.net/> 1.4.18-2
- Include mod_geoip additional source, make it an optional sub-package.
- Reorder sub-packages alphabetically in spec file.
- Make sub-packages require exact release, just in case.
- Change default webroot back from /srv to /var.
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References:

  [ 1 ] Bug #435805 - CVE-2008-1111 lighttpd CGI source disclosure
        https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=435805
  [ 2 ] Bug #434163 - CVE-2008-0983 lighttpd crashes when it's low on file descriptors
        https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=434163
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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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