Descriptionmod_auth in lighttpd before 1.4.36 allows remote attackers to inject arbitrary log entries via a basic HTTP authentication string without a colon character, as demonstrated by a string containing a NULL and new line character.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote)
Debian Bugs787132

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
lighttpd (PTS)wheezy1.4.31-4+deb7u4vulnerable
wheezy (security)1.4.31-4+deb7u5vulnerable
jessie (security), jessie1.4.35-4+deb8u1vulnerable
buster, stretch1.4.45-1fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs


[jessie] - lighttpd <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
[wheezy] - lighttpd <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
[squeeze] - lighttpd <no-dsa> (Minor issue)

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