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Test ID:1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.0.702649
Category:Debian Local Security Checks
Title:Debian Security Advisory DSA 2649-1 (lighttpd - fixed socket name in world-writable directory)
Summary:Stefan Bühler discovered that the Debian specific configuration file for;lighttpd webserver FastCGI PHP support used a fixed socket name in the;world-writable /tmp directory. A symlink attack or a race condition could be;exploited by a malicious user on the same machine to take over the PHP control;socket and for example force the webserver to use a different PHP version.;;As the fix is in a configuration file lying in /etc, the update won't be;enforced if the file has been modified by the administrator. In that case, care;should be taken to manually apply the fix.
Description:Summary:
Stefan Bühler discovered that the Debian specific configuration file for
lighttpd webserver FastCGI PHP support used a fixed socket name in the
world-writable /tmp directory. A symlink attack or a race condition could be
exploited by a malicious user on the same machine to take over the PHP control
socket and for example force the webserver to use a different PHP version.

As the fix is in a configuration file lying in /etc, the update won't be
enforced if the file has been modified by the administrator. In that case, care
should be taken to manually apply the fix.

Affected Software/OS:
lighttpd on Debian Linux

Solution:
For the stable distribution (squeeze), this problem has been fixed in
version 1.4.28-2+squeeze1.3.

For the testing distribution (wheezy), this problem has been fixed in
version 1.4.31-4.

For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in
version 1.4.31-4.

We recommend that you upgrade your lighttpd packages.

CVSS Score:
1.9

CVSS Vector:
AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N

Cross-Ref: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2013-1427
BugTraq ID: 58528
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/58528
Debian Security Information: DSA-2649 (Google Search)
http://www.debian.org/security/2013/dsa-2649
http://osvdb.org/91462
XForce ISS Database: lighttpd-cve20131427-symlink(82897)
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/82897
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